Global Health

U.N.'s Millennium Report Targets Poverty, Hunger

According to a new report by the United Nations Millennium Project, every 3.6 seconds, someone dies of starvation — and it's usually a child. Last week, the United Nations unveiled a comprehensive strategy to turn the tide of extreme global poverty. NPR's Tony Cox takes a closer look at the plan with Dr. Jeffrey Sachs, director of both the U.N. Millennium Project and the Earth Institute at Columbia University, and Bill Fletcher, president of TransAfrica Forum.



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