WHO Report Outlines Global Health Trends, Examines SDG Health Targets

News outlets discuss a new WHO report titled Health in 2015: from MDGs to SDGs that outlines global health trends.

Intellectual Property Watch: WHO Report Examines Health Achievements, Future Challenges For Implementation Of SDGs
“…The WHO publication ‘Health in 2015: from MDGs to SDGs,’ presents the data and analysis for key areas outlined in the SDGs, such as infectious diseases including HIV, tuberculosis, malaria, hepatitis, and neglected tropical diseases; noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) including heart disease, cancer, and diabetes; and universal health coverage…” (Saez, 12/9).

U.N. News Centre: U.N. health agency outlines global trends and looks ahead to 2030 targets
“The World Health Organization (WHO) [Tuesday] issued a comprehensive analysis of global health trends since 2000, and laid out actions that should be prioritized over the next 15 years to achieve the newly-agreed United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), saying that universal health care is the ‘linchpin of development in health’…” (12/8).