With me today is Dr. Tore Godal, a luminary of the global health movement who currently serves in the office of Norway's Prime Minister. We discuss why it is that progress has been slower on women and children's health compared to other MDGs, and what is being done to boost progress.
I caught up with Dr. Robert Kezaala of UNICEF who discusses the new data about measles infections worldwide, what strategies have worked to reduce measles deaths, and what more needs to be done to clear that final hurdle toward total global eradication. Have a listen!
One month from now, world leaders, civil society activists, businesspeople and diplomats will descend on Rio de Janeiro for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development. I speak with Dr. Gustavo da Fonseca of the Global Environment Facility about what we can expect from the meeting and why he is convinced the meeting will be a success.
UN Dispatch caught up with Assistant Secretary-General for Intergovernmental Support and Strategic Partnerships at UN Women Lakshmi Puri. We spoke after an International Women's Day event hosted by the UN Foundation in Washington, DC.