Press Release No: 2010/072/HDN
NEW YORK, 23 September 2009: An
innovative health financing taskforce set up by world leaders twelve months
ago is today announcing a series of new financing measures worth US$5.3
billion to save millions of women and children in developing countries,
whose lives are under increased threat during the global economic crisis.
10 million more women and children will
get access to free health care following today's announcements.
The innovative financing proposals will
build on progress that has been made over the past ten years to improve