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Option 1: Discuss why the creation of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals is so important for the health and the economy of all countries. Which goals do you think are the most achievable by 2030? Support your response with the required readings for this week.

Option 2: The final report for the UN Millennium Development Goals, was written in 2015, culminating in the development of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs will guide global policies for the next 15 years. Based on the 2015 report, what were some of the success stories in achieving the UN MDGs? What were some of the areas where limited progress was made? Support your responses.

Your initial post must be 400 words or more.

Resources for the Millennium Developmental Goals (MDBs) and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs):

1. UN MDGs

http://www.un.org/millenniumgoals/

or

http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/sdgoverview/mdg_goals.html

2. The 17 Sustainable Development Goals

http://17goals.org/#home

and

https://www.un.org/development/desa/disabilities/envision2030.html

3. Health Data

http://www.healthdata.org/gbd

4. WHO: GBD

5. WHO

6. Current information regarding the U.S. role in global health

7. How GBD is measured.

Watch the following videos:

1. Fun musical video advertising the SDGs.

2. Video on how DALY (Disability Adjusted Life Years) is calculated. DALY is used to determine the Global Burden of Disease.

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