global health

The United Nations Department of Public Information Non-Governmental Organisations (DPI/NGO) conference was held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from 30 August to 1 September 2010.

The conference, entitled Advance Global Health – Achieve the Millennium Development Goals, brought together more than 300 non-governmental organisations from over 70 countries. Some 1,500 delegates explored the challenges of meeting the Millennium Development Goals.

In these posts you will find a range of resources relating to the conference.

View the making health global media site at www.makinghealthglobal.com.au/media

View the official UN conference site at http://www.un.org/wcm/content/site/ngoconference

UN global health talk continues: summit begins in NY today

Bulletin to UN conference accredited media

Thank you for your interest in the 63rd UN DPI NGO global health conference held in Melbourne recently. We appreciate the efforts of all the accredited journalists.

I’m writing to report back on the media coverage, and to alert you to the Secretary General’s summit starting in New York later today. Several Australians are in New York for the summit. [click to continue…]

Sixty-third United Nations DPI/NGO conference – media resources

From 30 August Australia will play host to a major UN conference focusing on global health and the Millennium Development Goals.

The conference, entitled Advance Global Health – Achieve the Millennium Development Goals, brings together more than 300 non-governmental organisations from over 70 countries. Some 1,500 delegates will explore the challenges of meeting the Millennium Development Goals.

The conference comes at a critical time:

  • for the Millennium Development Goals which have been set back by the global financial crisis. The UN Secretary General has called world leaders to a summit in September to accelerate progress
  • and for The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria which will be seeking a further $20 billion in October. [click to continue…]