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“A mass grave is being created in the Mediterranean Sea.”
The UN's Sustainable Development Goals, which will be rolled out in 2016 over the following 15 years worldwide -- at least on paper -- do include one health goal and a number of targets. However with so many other priorities (climate change, peace and security, water, and many more), something has to give. Recent trends and postulating by key international donors indicate a push back to the paradigm of the 1980s, when the major concern about health was associated with "how much it cost" and not the cost of suffering to people...
Ebola may have faded from the headlines, but it hasn't gone away. We don't know how far away the finish line is, but we do know that to reach it, everyone involved in the response - both national and international - needs to channel all their energies into keeping up the momentum.