Blog Post Outlines Actions Needed To Continue Progress On MDG 6 As Target Date Approaches

Health Affairs Blog: 500 Days And Counting: Critical Steps In The Countdown To Achieving MDG 6
Deb Derrick, president of Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and Peter Yeo, vice president of public policy and advocacy at the United Nations Foundation, outline actions needed to continue to make progress on MDG 6, which addresses HIV/AIDS, malaria, as well as other diseases, as the 2015 target date approaches. They write, “The MDG target date is drawing closer, but global health partners have a well-marked path to make great progress on MDG 6. By achieving financial deficiencies, building strong partnerships and using science to direct resources most effectively, the world will be well positioned to reach this goal…” (10/6).