Building the health workforce of the future
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have become key targets for the international community over the past 15 years. The MDGs have raised awareness, focused global efforts on agreed priorities, and empowered so-called development champions at country level. This progress was less straightforward than might appear now. A weakness of the MDG agenda, linked to its origins,1 was the absence of previous analysis to find out whether the global goals and targets were actually achievable at country level.