Health as a Gateway to Global Development
A Conversation with Helen Clark of UNDP

Summary

Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), spoke at HSPH on January 31, 2013, in a one-on-one conversation about global health and how universal health coverage and addressing social determinants of health can promote sustainable development. She also discussed what lessons we can take from the successes or shortfalls of eight international development targets called the Millennium Development Goals, set to expire in 2015. Administrator Clark is the first woman to lead UNDP and also is the chair of the United Nations Development Group, a committee consisting of the heads of all UN funds, programs and departments working on development issues. In addition, she is the former Prime Minister of New Zealand.

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