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Development aid is failing to improve the lives of the poorest 20 percent of the world's population, according to a report published on Thursday that predicted growing global inequality.

World efforts to lower hunger to zero by 2030 are being negated by warfare and climate change, warn nutritionists.

Sustainable water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services in health care facilities (HCF) are critical for providing safe, quality health care. There is increasing recognition that many health care facilities, especially in low- and middle-income countries, lack even the most basic water, sanitation and hygiene services.

Development aid is failing to improve the lives of the poorest 20 percent of the world's population, according to a report predicted growing global inequality.

In 2015, the leaders of 193 governments promised to reduce inequality under Goal 10 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Without reducing inequality, meeting SDG 1 to eliminate poverty will be impossible.

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) represent an exponential advance from the Millennium Development Goals, with a substantially broader agenda affecting all nations and requiring coordinated global actions.

In 2008, WHO launched the final report of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health (CSDH) that concluded “social injustice is killing people on a grand scale”.

This publication launches the Inclusive Green Growth Index, which captures the key dimensions of economic growth, social equity, and environmental sustainability.

More and better quality private sector investment in food systems will be needed for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Ms Espinosa, who was elected this year as only the fourth woman to lead the UN General Assembly in over 70 years, also referred to heatwaves, forest fires and storms

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