MPs tackle sexual and reproductive health in Solomon Island

On March 5th, 2013, New Zealand MPs Hon. Maryan Street and Dr. Cam Calder were joined by Solomon Islands MPs, key officials, representatives of international organizations and civil society representatives at National Parliament in Honiara to launch a report on adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights in the Pacific.

The report, ‘Pacific Youth: Their Rights, Our Future’, is based on the findings of the New Zealand Parliamentarians’ Group on Population and Development (NZPPD) Open Hearing on Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in [...]


Read the Final Report on Health in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

The final report of the Thematic Consultation on Health in the post 2015 development agenda has been released.

The report concludes that the guiding principles for the new development agenda should include human rights, equity, gender equality, accountability, and sustainability. The most disadvantaged, marginalized, stigmatized, and hard-to-reach populations in all countries should be prioritized. Equity can be made explicit in all the goals by disaggregating indicators and targets at all levels, and including targets for closing gaps.

According to the report, the post-2015 health agenda should: 1) include [...]