More pressure for EU global health aid:
This article was originally published in Clinica
A new European Network for Global Health has been established to push government, charities and the private sector to increase their action to improve health in poor countries. The new network wants European governments to act quickly to help achieve the health Millennium Development Goals by the target date of 2015. July 7 2007, represents the mid-point for achieving the Millennium Development Goals for 2015 that were agreed by the world's governments in 2000. These goals call for a two-thirds reduction in deaths of children and infants, and a 75% reduction in death relating to pregnancy and childbirth by 2015. Reductions in the number of new HIV, malaria and TB infections are currently a long way from being achieved.
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