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G7/8 Summit Compliance Data Sets by Issue, 1985-2013:
Health

G8 Research Group, April 17, 2015

  Commitment Commitment Text Canada France Germany Italy Japan Russia United Kingdom United States European Union Total
  Average (N=58) +0.84 +0.54 +0.38 +0.14 +0.45 +0.15 +0.67 +0.72 +0.58 +0.51
1 1983-23   +1             +1   +1.00
2 1997-26   +1 +1         +1 +1   +1.00
3 1998-23 We will also continue our efforts to reduce the global scourge of AIDS through vaccine development, preventive programmes and appropriate therapy, and by our continued support for UNAIDS.  +1 +1 0 -1 0 -1 +1 +1 +1 +0.33
4 1998-24 We welcome the French proposal for a 'Therapeutic Solidarity Initiative' and other proposals for the prevention and treatment of AIDS, and request our experts to examine speedily the feasibility of their implementation.  +1 +1 -1 -1 -1 -1 +1 +1 +1 +0.11
5 1998-38 We are concerned at the continuing global spread of AIDS. We reaffirm the need to continue efforts to combat AIDS at the national and international level through a combined strategy of prevention, vaccine development and appropriate therapy. +1 +1 -1 +1 +1 0 +1 +1   +0.63
6 1999-39 We also pledge to continue our national and international efforts in the fight against infectious and parasitic diseases, such as malaria, polio and tuberculosis, and their drug-resistant forms. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0
7 2000-23 implement an ambitious plan on infectious diseases, notably HIV/AIDS, malaria and TB  +1   0 0 +1 0   0 +1 +0.43
8 2000-36 "We therefore commit ourselves to working in strengthened partnership with governments, the World Health Organization (WHO) and other international organisations, industry (notably pharmaceutical companies), academic institutions, non-governmental organizations and other relevant actors in civil society to deliver three critical UN targets": a) Reduce the number of HIV/AIDS-infected young people by 25% by 2010; b) Reduce TB deaths and prevalence of the disease by 50% by 2010; c) Reduce the burden of disease associated with malaria by 50% by 2010 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1   +1 +1 +1 +1.00
9 2000-37 "We therefore commit ourselves to working in strengthened partnership with governments, the World Health Organization (WHO) and other international organisations, industry (notably pharmaceutical companies), academic institutions, non-governmental organizations and other relevant actors in civil society to deliver three critical UN targets": a) Reduce the number of HIV/AIDS-infected young people by 25% by 2010; b) Reduce TB deaths and prevalence of the disease by 50% by 2010; c) Reduce the burden of disease associated with malaria by 50% by 2010 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1   +1 +1 +1 +1.00
10 2000-38 "We therefore commit ourselves to working in strengthened partnership with governments, the World Health Organization (WHO) and other international organisations, industry (notably pharmaceutical companies), academic institutions, non-governmental organizations and other relevant actors in civil society to deliver three critical UN targets": a) Reduce the number of HIV/AIDS-infected young people by 25% by 2010; b) Reduce TB deaths and prevalence of the disease by 50% by 2010; c) Reduce the burden of disease associated with malaria by 50% by 2010 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1   +1 +1 +1 +1.00
11 2000-76 Pursue healthy ageing policies that permit a continued high quality of life  +1 +1 +1 0 +1 -1 +1 +1 +1 +0.67
12 2001-26 At Okinawa last year, we pledged to make a quantum leap in the fight against infectious diseases and to break the vicious cycle between disease and poverty. To meet that commitment and to respond to the appeal of the UN General Assembly, we have launched with the UN Secretary-General a new Global Fund to fight HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis. We are determined to make the Fund operational before the end of the year. We have committed $1.3 billion. The Fund will be a public-private partnership and we call on other countries, the private sector, foundations, and academic institutions to join with their own contributions - financially, in kind and through shared expertise. We welcome the further commitments already made amounting to some $500 million. +1 +1 +1 +1 0 +1 +1 0   +0.75
13 2001-28 At the same time, we reaffirm our commitment to strong and effective intellectual property rights protection as a necessary incentive for research and development of life-saving drugs.  +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1.00
14 2002-11 "We underlined the devastating consequences for Africa's development of diseases such as malaria, tuberculosis, and HIV/AIDS.  In addition to our ongoing commitments to combat these diseases, we committed to provide sufficient resources to eradicate polio by 2005." +1 -1 -1 0 0 -1 +1 +1 0 0
15 2002-109 Supporting programmes that help mothers and children infected or affected by HIV/AIDS, including children orphaned by AIDS  +1 +1           +1   +1.00
16 2002-110 Supporting the strengthening of training facilities for the recruiting and training of health professionals  0   0   0   0 0   0
17 2002-116 "Helping Africa combat the effects of HIV/AIDS – including by: Helping to enhance the capacity of Africa to address the challenges that HIV/AIDS poses to peace and security in Africa." +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 -1 -1 +1   +0.50
18 2002-117 Pressing ahead with current work with the international pharmaceutical industry, affected African countries and civil society to promote the availability of an adequate supply of lifesaving medicines in an affordable and medically effective manner  +1 0 0 0 +1 0 +1 0   +0.38
19 2002-118 Supporting African countries in helping to promote more effective,
and cost-effective, health interventions to the most vulnerable sectors of society - including reducing maternal and infant mortality and morbidity;
+1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1.00
20 2002-119 Continuing support for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and working to ensure that the Fund continues to increase the effectiveness of its operations and learns from its experience  +1 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0   +0.25
21 2002-124 Supporting relevant public-private partnerships for the immunization of children and the elimination of micro-nutrient deficiencies in Africa.  +1 0 0 -1 0 0 +1 +1 +1 +0.33
22 2003-xx   +1 +1 +1 +1 +1   +1 +1   +1.00
23 2003-3 implement pension and health care reforms, as we face a common challenge of ageing populations; +1 +1   +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1.00
24 2003-10 "We agreed on measures to strengthen the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and other bilateral and multilateral efforts, notably through our active participation in the donors' and supporters' conference to be hosted in Paris this July." +1 +1 0 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +0.89
25 2003-13 We agreed on measures to mobilise the extra funding needed to eradicate polio by 2005. +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1.00
26 2003-14 We agreed on measures to improve international co-operation against new epidemics such as SARS.  +1 +1 0 +1 +1 0 +1 +1 +1 +0.78
27 2003-115 We will work to develop an integrated approach that will facilitate the availability and take-up of discounted medicines for the poorest in a manner that is fair, efficient and sustainable.  +1 0 0 0 0   0 0 0 +0.13
28 2004-166 "We believe the time is right for the major scientific and other stakeholders -both public and private sector, in developed and developing countries — to come together in a more organized fashion....We endorse this concept and call for the establishment of a Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise." +1 +1 +1 +1 -1 -1 +1 +1 +1 +0.56
29 2004-172 "We are pleased that the financing gap for 2004 has now been closed through our efforts and those of others. We are determined to close the 2005 financing gap by the 2005 G8 Summit through the contributions of the G8 and other public and private donors." +1 -1 +1 -1 0 +1 +1 +1 +1 +0.44
30 2005-5 "To boost investment in health and education, and to take action to combat HIV/AIDS, malaria, TB and other killer diseases" -1       +1 +1   0   +0.25
31 2005-68 "Investing in improved health systems in partnership with African governments, by helping Africa train and retain doctors, nurses and community health workers." 0 +1 0   +1   -1 0 +1 +0.29
32 2005-70 "With the aim of an AIDS-free generation in Africa, significantly reducing HIV infections and working with WHO, UNAIDS and other international bodies to develop and implement a package for HIV prevention, treatment and care, with the aim of as close as possible to universal access to treatment for all those who need it by 2010." +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1.00
33 2005-72 "We will work to meet the financing needs for HIV/AIDS, including through the replenishment this year of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria; and actively working with local stakeholders to implement the '3 Ones' principles in all countries" 0 0 0 -1 +1 +1 0 +1 +1 +0.33
34 2005-74 "Supporting the Polio Eradication Initiative for the post eradication period in 2006-8 through continuing or increasing our own contributions toward the $829 million target and mobilizing the support of others." +1 -1 +1 -1 -1 -1 +1 +1 +1 +0.11
35 2005-76 Helping to meet the needs identified by the Stop TB Partnership. We also support the call for a high-level conference of Health Ministers for TB in 2006. +1 0 0 0 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +0.67
36 2006-27 "[In our response to HIV/AIDS, we will adhere to the following principles:] scale up support to address the rising rates of HIV infection among young people, particularly young girls and women" +1 +1 -1 +1 -1 +1 +1 +1   +0.50
37 2006-31 "We will work with other donors and stakeholders in the effort to secure funds needed for the 2006-2007 replenishment period and call upon all concerned to participate actively in the development of a four-year strategy, aimed at building a solid foundation for the activities of the Fund in the years ahead." +1 +1 0 0 +1 +1 0 +1 0 +0.56
38 2006-36 "We will also support the 3, 2006-2015, which aims to cut
TB deaths in half by the year 2015 compared to 1990 levels, saving some 14 million lives over ten years, and call upon all donors and stakeholders to contribute to its effective implementation."
+1 0 0 0 0 0 0 +1 0 +0.22
39 2006-43 "We urgently call for mobilization of financial support and will continue to work collectively and with bilateral and multilateral donors to close the funding gap for 2007-2008, and will continue to work with others towards securing the resources necessary to finish the program and declare our planet polio-free in the near future." +1 0 +1 -1 0 +1 +1 +1 0 +0.44
40 2007-227 "[We recognize that the level of demand to the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) will increase substantially in the future as has been projected by the GFATM Board. In this regard, noting the conclusions of the April meeting of the GFATM Board, which estimated an additional demand approximately of US$ 6 billion by 2010 which might possibly reach US$ 8 billion,] G8 members pledge to work with other donors to replenish the GFATM and to provide long-term predictable funding based on ambitious, but realistic demand-driven targets." +1 +1 +1 0 +1 0 +1 +1 0 +0.67
41 2007-229 Recognizing the growing feminization of the AIDS epidemic, the G8 in cooperation with partner governments support a gender-sensitive response by the GFATM, with the goal of ensuring that greater attention and appropriate resources are allocated by the Fund to HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, and care that addresses the needs of women and girls.  +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1.00
42 2007-233 "The G8 will take concrete steps to support education programs especially for girls, to promote knowledge about sexuality and reproductive health and the prevention of sexually transmitted infections." +1 +1 0 -1 0 -1 +1 +1 +1 +0.33
43 2007-244 "We will support responding to those African countries that indicate that they require technical assistance and capacity building programmes for advancing their access to affordable, safe, effective and high quality generic and innovative medicines in a manner consistent with the WTO." +1 +1 0 0 +1   +1 +1 0 +0.63
44 2007-246 "The G8 reaffirm their commitment to scaling up towards "universal access" to comprehensive HIV prevention, treatment and care by 2010 and recognise the significant progress made by countries on target setting and planning, notably concerning enhanced availability of affordable antiretroviral treatment." +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1.00
45 2007-264 "We will work with African states to address the different causes of this lack of human resource capacity within the health sector, including working conditions and salaries with the aim of recruiting, training and retaining additional health workers." +1 +1 +1 0 0 +1 +1 +1 0 +0.67
46 2008-117 "We reiterate our support to our African partners' commitment to ensure that by 2015 all children have access to basic health care (free wherever countries choose to provide this). +1 0 0   0 -1 +1 0 0 +0.13
47 2008-118 "We reiterate our commitment to continue efforts, to work towards the goals of providing at least a projected US$ 60billion over 5 years, to fight infectious diseases and strengthen health." +1 +1 +1 +1 0 0 +1 +1 -1 +0.56
48 2008-127 "To build on our commitments made on neglected tropical diseases at St Petersburg, we will work to support the control or elimination of diseases listed by the WHO through such measures as research, diagnostics and treatment, prevention, awareness-raising and enhancing access to safe water and sanitation. In this regard, by expanding health system coverage, alleviating poverty and social exclusion as well as promoting adequate integrated public health approaches, including through the mass administration of drugs, we will be able to reach at least 75% of the people affected by certain major neglected tropical diseases in the most affected countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, bearing in mind the WHO Plan. With sustained action for 3-5 years, this would enable a very significant reduction of the current burden with the elimination
of some of these diseases."
0 -1 -1 -1 0 -1 +1 +1 -1 -0.33
49 2008-128 "We support ongoing work to review travel restrictions for HIV positive people with a view to facilitating travel and we are committed to follow this issue." 0 +1 0 0 +1 -1 0 +1 +1 +0.33
50 2009-146 "For the Asia-Pacific region, we will continue implementing the Evian Plan of Action with a particular focus on integrated water resource management and work on key regional issues such as climate change adaptation and transboundary river basin management." 0 +1 0 -1 +1 0 +1 0 +1 +0.33
51 2009-147 "We reaffirm our commitment to address the scarcity of health workers in developing countries, especially in Africa and we note the 2008 Kampala Declaration and the Agenda for Global Actions launched by the Global Health Workforce Alliance." +1 +1 0 -1 +1 0 +1 +1 +1 +0.56
52 2009-151 "We will accelerate progress on combating child mortality, including through intensifying support for immunization and micronutrient supplementation, and on maternal health, including through sexual and reproductive health care and services and voluntary family planning." +1 0 0 0 +1 0 +1 0 -1 +0.22
53 2010-011 "To this end, the G8 undertake to mobilize as of today $5.0 billion of additional funding for disbursement over the next five years" +1 -1 +1 -1 -1 -1 -1 -1 -1 -0.56
54 2010-14 "We reaffirm our commitment to come as close as possible to universal access to prevention, treatment, care and support with respect to HIV/AIDS." +1 0 0 -1 +1 0 -1 +1 +1 +0.22
55 2010-18 "We continue to support the control or elimination of high-burden Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)." +1 0 +1 -1 -1 0 +1 +1 -1 +0.11
56 2011-63 "We reaffirm our commitment to improving maternal health and reducing child mortality, most notably through the Muskoka Initiative for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health launched in 2010." +1 -1 +1 -1 -1 +1 -1 -1 +1 -0.11
57 2012-14 "To protect public health and consumer safety, we also commit to exchange information on rogue internet pharmacy sites in accordance with national law and share best practices on combating counterfeit medical products." +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1.00
58 2013-136 We will build on the achievements of the US G8 Presidency by advancing action in four areas: Deepening impact - by ensuring that investments have a measurable impact on [malnutrition, particularly for smallholders and women, and are made responsibly and support the sustainable use of natural resources] +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 0 +1 +1 +1 +0.89
 
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