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Health Equity: Key To Sustainable Development

Health Equity: Key to Sustainable Development The creation of the UN Millennium Development Goals in 2000 drove unprecedented global health gains. But not everyone has benefited. Progress now depends on whether the poorest and most marginalized people are reached with health services. 2000 - 2015 Preventable Lives saved Chronic -53% 22 Mil -41% child deaths by TB treatment malnutrition But progress masks inequity According to the World Health Organization, 400 million people – many of whom are poor and living in remote areas - still lack access to at least one basic health service. Routine Skilled birth Family planning TB Prenatal ART to Access to clean immunizations treatment care attendance combat HIV water/sanitation 2015 - 2030 Global health is at a crossroads FAIL To target the poorest MEASURE BEWARE If we stay on our current path & don't focus on reaching the unreached Progress at risk CAUTION who is being reached If global mechanisms, donors, and governments focus their Catastraphic epidenls ahtad efforts on reaching the unreached 68 million children under 5 will die from INVEST mostly preventable causes by 2030 in strong equitable health systems TARGET the poorest 2030 Booos Investing in strong, equitable health systems is the only way to truly protect and improve lives Every "s1 $9-20 more deaths in low 60% income countries can will lead to invested in health over the next be averted by equity-focused approaches twenty years." to health, It's time to do things differently to build a healthy world. Sustainable development is only possible if global mechanisms, donors, and governments focus on reaching the unreached. ACTION y @ACTION_Tweets f Designed by Elefint 1 Child mortality baseline 1990; TB baseline 1995; stunting baseline 1990 2 Basic health services listed from this WHO report 3 Unicef Progress for children report 4 Representing growth in full income 5 6_sept_Rev6.pdf

Health Equity: Key To Sustainable Development

shared by ACTION_Partnership on Jul 10
As the global community gathers in Ethiopia for the 3rd UN Financing for Development Conference (FFD), ACTION calls on donors, governments, and global mechanisms to renew their ambition for a well-fin...


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