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Frederick Musiiwa Makamure Shava

2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: a New Path for Development

Frederick Musiiwa Makamure Shava provides a vision for achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development from the vantage point of his work as President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).

Dr Joanna Nurse

Commonwealth Support for Universal Health Coverage

Dr Joanna Nurse, Head of Health and Education for the Commonwealth Secretariat, outlines the main health issues in the Sustainable Development Goals, and looks forward to the 2017 Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting.

Jonah Chinga

Experience with Commonwealth Networks

Jonah Chinga on working on sexual orientation and gender identity issues focusing on sexual and reproductive health and rights, advocacy and coalition-building in the year 2015. 

Lewis Brooks

Building a Commonwealth Approach to LGBT Rights

Lewis Brooks at the Royal Commonwealth Society looks at the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender citizens in the Commonwealth and discusses progress in building a more modern, inclusive Commonwealth approach to the issue.

HE Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca

Gender and Equality in the Commonwealth

The President of Malta, HE Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, encourages states to celebrate diversity and prevent discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender citizens of the Commonwealth.

Robert Yates and Mbololwa Mbikusita-Lewanika

Towards Universal Health Coverage in the Commonwealth

Robert Yates and Mbololwa Mbikusita-Lewanika encourage Heads of Government to give Universal Health Coverage (UHC) full country-wide support in their response to the Sustainable Development Goals.

Dana Hovig, Tim Evans and Edward Kelley

Achieving Health for All Through Primary Health Care

Dana Hovig, Tim Evans and Edward Kelley emphasise why strong primary health care systems matter, and introduce a new partnership - the Primary Health Care Performance Initiative - to catalyse improvements in primary health care in low- and middle-income countries.

David E. Bloom, Alyssa Lubet and Elizabeth Mitgang

The Shape of Global Health

David E. Bloom, Alyssa Lubet and Elizabeth Mitgang, of the Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, discuss past progress, the current situation and future prospects of global health, arguing the world has come a long way, but still has a long way to go.