26 May 2016

Accelerating international work

G7 Summit in Japan: Another Milestone for Global Health

G7 Summit in Japan

Mr. NAGAMINE,Yasumasa, Japan's Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs writes in the Diplomat: 

“The Ise-Shima Summit is an ideal opportunity for the G7 to advance international engagement for health-related SDGs.

The leaders of Japan and France have agreed to promote UHC and have jointly organized events to build global support for the concept. Now it has become a shared international goal in the form of SDG targets. The Ise-Shima Summit will place the global spotlight on UHC for the first time. I hope G7 leaders will agree on specific actions to accelerate international work to achieve this goal.”

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