Commentary: new development goals must focus on social determinants of health

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Peer-Reviewed Research
  • SDG 3
  • SDG 1
  • Abstract:

    Although the millennium development goals (MDGs) addressed some of the starkest manifestations of the contemporary global health crisis, they failed to confront the underlying structures that maintain the crisis, including globalisation. In reflecting on the post-2015 development agenda,1 we need to challenge some key assumptions about the genesis and effect of the current goals.