WHO Executive Board passes resolution on MDG 4 5 accountability

Back in September during United Nations week, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which was covered on End the Neglect. Following this meeting, a resolution was put forth by the World Health Organization (WHO) that would benefit both MDG 4 and 5 reduce child mortality, and improve maternal health, respectively. The Resolution includes a strategy to address the health of women and children, along with the establishment of a related Commission on Information and Accountability for Women’s and Children’s Health. The Resolution also requests that WHO Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan to see that the Commission is effective in making progress.

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About Linda Diep

Linda Diep is the Communications and Grassroots Assistant with the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases focusing on media relations, strategy, and our Just 50 Cents grassroots efforts.

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