U.N. Launches 500 Days Of Action To Meet MDGs; Development Leaders Reflect On MDGs

News outlets report on the 2015 deadline to reach the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which was 500 days away on Monday.

The Guardian: How the MDGs have changed the world: eight leaders reflect
“[A]s the 2015 deadline looms, we asked global development’s influencers and campaigners to reflect on how the MDGs have changed the world, giving concrete examples of transformation…” (Duncan, 8/17).

U.N. News Centre: MDG Momentum: U.N. launches 500 days of action to build a better world
“With Malala Yousafzai by his side, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon [Monday] marked 500 days of action until the deadline to reach the Millennium Development Goals, known worldwide as the ‘MDGs’…”  (8/18).

The KFF Daily Global Health Policy Report summarized news and information on global health policy from hundreds of sources, from May 2009 through December 2020. All summaries are archived and available via search.

KFF Headquarters: 185 Berry St., Suite 2000, San Francisco, CA 94107 | Phone 650-854-9400
Washington Offices and Barbara Jordan Conference Center: 1330 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005 | Phone 202-347-5270

www.kff.org | Email Alerts: kff.org/email | facebook.com/KFF | twitter.com/kff

The independent source for health policy research, polling, and news, KFF is a nonprofit organization based in San Francisco, California.