UN Summit: Millennium Development Goals High Level Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly 65th Session: outcome document, New York, 17 September 2010

Sectors : Maternal health, reproductive health and infant mortality, Other Preventable Diseases, Health systems, medicines and regulation
Organisation : UN
Date made: 
2010
Level: 
Heads Of State
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Commitments in: Health - Maternal health, reproductive health and infant mortality

 “74. We commit ourselves to accelerating progress in order to achieve Millennium Development Goal 4, including through:

... (b) Sustaining and scaling up successful prevention and vaccination programmes as one of the most efficient ways to reduce child mortality, including the measles, polio, tuberculosis and tetanus campaigns, by ensuring sufficient funding, political commitment and conscientious implementation of control activities, especially in priority countries;”

 
Scope: 
International

Commitments in: Health - Other Preventable Diseases

 “74. We commit ourselves to accelerating progress in order to achieve Millennium Development Goal 4, including through:

... (e) Stepping up the fight against pneumonia and diarrhoea through the greater use of proven highly effective preventive and treatment measures, as well as new tools, such as new vaccines, which are affordable even in the poorest countries;”

 
Scope: 
International

 “76. We commit ourselves to accelerating progress in order to achieve Millennium Development Goal 6, including through:

 ...(h) Renewing efforts to prevent and treat neglected tropical diseases, prevention and treatment services for malaria and tuberculosis, including by improving national health information systems, strengthening international cooperation, accelerating further research and development, developing innovative vaccines and medicines and adopting comprehensive prevention strategies;

(i) Undertaking concerted action and a coordinated response at the national, regional and global levels in order to adequately address the developmental and other challenges posed by non-communicable diseases, namely cardiovascular diseases, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes, working towards a successful high-level meeting of the General Assembly in 2011;”

 
Scope: 
International