Charities call for all UK parties to keep commitment to health development goals

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: (Published 11 March 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c1414
  1. Peter Moszynski
  1. 1London

    Britain’s leading role in improving global access to health care in recent years needs to be maintained whoever wins the next election, says a group of major British health charities that is calling on all parties to “ensure the health Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) can be met.”

    The call to action was made at a parliamentary launch organised by the Action for Global Health coalition and a score of affiliated charities. The meeting was addressed by international development minister Mike Foster MP and Baroness Jenny Tonge of the Liberal Democrats, although the Conservatives failed to provide a speaker.

    Mr Foster told the BMJ that his party was proud to be leading the way …

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