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

Sectors : Health systems, medicines and regulation, Health and technology
Organisation : UN
Date made: 
Heads Of State
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Commitments in: Health - Health systems, medicines and regulation

 “73. We commit ourselves to accelerating progress in promoting global public health for all, including through:

... (m) Further strengthening international cooperation, inter alia, through exchange of best practices in strengthening health systems, improving access to medicines, encouraging the development of technology and the transfer of technology on mutually agreed terms, the production of affordable, safe, effective and good quality medicines, fostering the production of innovative medicines, generics, vaccines and other health commodities, the training and retaining of health personnel and work to ensure that international cooperation and assistance, in particular external funding, become more predictable, better harmonized and better aligned with national priorities for capacity-building and channelled to recipient countries in ways that strengthen national health systems;

...(n) Further promoting research and development, knowledge-sharing and the provision and use of ICT for health, including through facilitating affordable access by all countries, especially developing countries;

(o) Enhancing public-private partnerships for health-care service delivery, encouraging the development of new and affordable technologies and their innovative application and developing new and affordable vaccines and medicines needed, in particular, in developing countries;”