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Let’s Talk About Universal Health Coverage

By Dr. Nahitun Naher

Put very simply, universal health coverage (UHC) means “every person, everywhere, has access to quality healthcare without suffering financial hardship.” This goal is rooted in the concept of human rights to health, which also makes sense economically. 487 more words

Bangladesh

The future of international development?

By Rosa Brown

The International Development Secretary Priti Patel is not one to shy away from controversy. However, last month Patel appears to have outdone herself as she revealed her desire to use the UK’s aid budget for post-Brexit trade deals. 708 more words

Europe

Social Sustainability in Informal Settlements

The link between sustainability and equity was firmly established in the Brundtland Commission report, Our Common Future, which included the language “inequality is the planet’s main ‘environmental’ problem”. 813 more words

Urban Planning

Implement National Health Policy With SDG Push

http://m.huffingtonpost.in/world-vision-india/why-indias-national-health-policy-cannot-wait-any-longer/

Right to Education Act (RTE) implementation, which enabled a near-universal access to education, especially for the most vulnerable. Of the children enrolled in schools between 2007-2008 and 2012–13, 56% were girls, and 32% from disadvantaged groups of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. 129 more words

Child Labour

In the perspective of Millennium Development Goal (2) – Achieve Universal Primary Education

Child labour can always be banned on paper. Laws can always be passed to make schools admit a greater number of underprivileged children for free. 271 more words

World

International CSOs in a differentiated, globalised and networked world: Five traits they must drop

Presentation to the IANGO Charter Conference, Amsterdam, 9th September 2016

“This global wave of restrictions has a rapidity and breadth to its spread we’ve not seen before, that arguably represents a seismic shift and closing down of human rights space not seen in a generation.”  1,678 more words