UN Announces Plan to Improve Access to Medical Supplies for Women and Children
At a press conference at UN Headquarters today, the UN Commission on Life-Saving Commodities for Women and Children announced a plan to make life-saving health supplies more accessible to women and children worldwide. The aim is to improve access and use of essential medicines, medical devices and health supplies that effectively address causes of death during pregnancy, childbirth and into childhood.
Jens Stoltenberg, Prime Minister of Norway and Co-Chair of the UN Commission on Life-Saving Commodities, speaks to correspondents during the press conference. To his left is Goodluck Jonathan, President of Nigeria and Co-Chair of the UN Commission on Life-Saving Commodities and to his right is Justine Greening, Secretary of State for International Development, United Kingdom. At far left is Bill Clinton, Founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation and former President of the United States.