The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were designed to address interactions between the economy, society, and the biosphere.
With the increasing importance of ‘emerging powers’ in the global economy, questions are raised about the role of developing countries in shaping global norms.
Chagas disease, Human African Trypanosomiasis, and schistosomiasis are neglected parasitic diseases for which new treatments are urgently needed.
Air pollution and climate change are key global challenges for cities and both have large impacts on human health and economic development.
The number of countries with a national development plan has more than doubled, from about 62 in 2006 to 134 in 2018.
Elsevier, Progress in Disaster Science, Volume 2, July 2019
The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction encourages investment in innovation and technology development in disaster risk management.
The Government of Ghana has instituted a National Poverty Reduction Program with an initiative known as the Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) as its core health development strategy.

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