Ray Chambers Named UN Special Envoy for Health MDG Financing

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News

  GBCHealth is pleased to announce that today the UN Secretary-General has appointed Ray Chambers as his first Special Envoy for Financing of the Health Related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and has renewed Mr. Chambers’ mandate on malaria. In this expanded role, Mr. Chambers will promote increased investment by the …

UN University study quantifies impact of unsafe water and poor sanitation on child and maternal mortality

kristy Earth Systems Science

Study Quantifies Impact of Unsafe Water and Poor Sanitation on Child and Maternal Mortality The impact of unsafe water and sanitation on the death rates of children under five and mothers in the year after childbirth has been quantified for the first time by Canadian-based researchers. In a paper published …