Development goals go 'off track'
Updated on 11 March 2010
The Millennium Development Goals are dangerously off track, the International Development Secretary warned as he announced a package of measures to help developing countries.
Time is running out to tackle the issues of hunger, education and child mortality, Douglas Alexander told a conference of development experts in London.
New funding from the Department for International Development includes £150 million for vaccines in the developing world, which could help prevent 4.2 million deaths over the next five years by protecting against diseases including pneumonia and diarrhoea.
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