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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Agencies Find Poor Quality Healthcare Stymies Universal Health Coverage

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, English, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, WHO, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Agencies Find Poor Quality Healthcare Stymies Universal Health Coverage

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 July 2018: The World Bank, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) have published a joint review of healthcare quality around the world that finds that inaccurate diagnoses, inappropriate treatment and hospital infections are problems in all countries. The agencies argue that […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WHO, UNICEF Deploy Aid to Ebola Outbreak in DRC

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Africa, English, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Health, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNICEF, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WHO, UNICEF Deploy Aid to Ebola Outbreak in DRC

Source: Small Island Developing States 3 August 2018: The World Health Organization (WHO) announced its emergency response to a fresh outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) North Kivu region, bordering Uganda and Rwanda. The outbreak occurs just one week after WHO declared the outbreak in the country’s western Equateur region over. […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: First-ever Global Disability Summit Yields 170 Commitments

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Education, Employment, English, Europe, Finance, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, International Financial Institution, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Women, UNDP, UNICEF, United Kingdom, WHO, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: First-ever Global Disability Summit Yields 170 Commitments

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 July 2018: The Global Disability Summit resulted in 170 commitments to end stigma and tackle discrimination against persons with disabilities, and ensure that persons with disabilities have equal access and voice in society. In addition, 301 governments and organizations signed the ‘Charter for Change,’ an action plan to implement […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SIDS Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue Focuses on Partnerships

By   /  July 14, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AIMS, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Education, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, fish, Fisheries, G7, Global, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, IRENA, Islands, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, NATO, Near East, New Zealand, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, OHRLLS, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNDP, UNESCO, Weather, Western Asia, WHO, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SIDS Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue Focuses on Partnerships

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 July 2018: During the 2018 annual Global Multi-Stakeholder Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Partnership Dialogue, participants discussed how partnerships can support SIDS in their transition towards more sustainable and resilient cities and communities. Several countries and organizations outlined examples of SIDS partnerships and initiatives they launched. Many also called […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: Food Systems and Nutrition

By   /  July 3, 2018  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics, Economy, English, Environment, FAO, fish, Fisheries, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Health, Irrigation, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDG Knowledge Weekly, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: Food Systems and Nutrition

Source: Small Island Developing States This brief reviews recent reports and discussions on food systems and nutrition, which exemplify linkages among seemingly disparate pieces of the 2030 Agenda. The publications underline the importance of ensuring that the SDGs bring about a more sustainable global food system without detracting from other goals or targets. Sustainable food […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Releases Zero Draft on Modalities for Universal Health Coverage Meeting

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Europe, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Health, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Systemic Issues, Thailand, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Releases Zero Draft on Modalities for Universal Health Coverage Meeting

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 June 2018: The co-facilitators of negotiations towards a High-Level Meeting on universal health coverage have released the zero draft of a UN resolution outlining proposed modalities of the meeting, which is to take place in 2019. Co-facilitators Katalin Annamária Bogyay (Hungary) and Vitavas Sriviho (Thailand) will present the draft […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Dust Disrespects Political Boundaries, Let’s Act Together

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, Central Asia, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, Culture, Desertification & Land Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Gas, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Health, India, Korea, land, MIL OSI, Mining, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Near East, North Africa, Northern America, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Republic of Korea, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCCD, UNEP, United Kingdom, United Nations, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, WHO, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Dust Disrespects Political Boundaries, Let’s Act Together

Source: Small Island Developing States In March this year, an unusual sand and dust storm nicknamed ‘Mars on Earth or Orange Snow[1]’ transported and deposited dust that transformed European landscapes into a surreal orange-tinted scenery. An even more drastic dust storm swept over India recently and left behind a trail of casualties.[2] Then in May, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Takes Action on Infectious Disease

By   /  June 8, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Central Africa, Eastern Africa, English, Finance, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Health, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Women, UNDP, UNICEF, West Africa, WFP, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Takes Action on Infectious Disease

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 June 2018: The UN announced that recent outbreaks of Ebola and lassa fever in sub-Saharan and West Africa abated in the month of May, as agencies worked to reduce their spread through emergency relief and increased human capacity in affected countries. UN agencies are also working to stop the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: Health, Climate, Gender and Development Cooperation

By   /  June 5, 2018  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Africa, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Gender, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, IMF, International Financial Institution, International Monetary Fund, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDG Knowledge Weekly, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNICEF, United States of America, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, WHO, WMO, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: Health, Climate, Gender and Development Cooperation

Source: Small Island Developing States This brief continues last week’s discussion on efforts to achieve SDG 3 (good health and well-being) and beyond, to look at reports and initiatives addressing climate (SDG 13), gender (SDG 5), employment (SDG 8) and public expenditures and development cooperation (SDG 17). The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that nine […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Health Assembly Adopts Five-Year Plan for Advancing SDGs

By   /  June 1, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, governance, Health, International Negotiations, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Health Assembly Adopts Five-Year Plan for Advancing SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 May 2018: The 71st World Health Assembly resulted in a five-year strategic plan to advance all health-related targets under the SDGs, especially under SDG 3 on good health and wellbeing. World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus anticipated that the agency will increase its focus on public health, […]

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