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Global Health and the Millennium Development Goals

Section Editor(s): Ryan, Jane Greene PhD, RN

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing: September/October 2015 - Volume 40 - Issue 5 - p 277
doi: 10.1097/NMC.0000000000000166
ONGOING COLUMNS: Guest Editorial

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have not been fully achieved; much more work is needed to better the lives of families around the world. The three feature articles in this special topics series on international issues in maternal child nursing provide information on some of the challenges in meeting the objectives of the MFGs affecting women and children.

Jane Greene Ryan is an Assistant Professor and the course chair of Global Health in the RN-BSN program at Drexel College of Nursing and Health Professions. She is also a nurse researcher at Cooper University Hospital where she directs the Nurse Residency Program. She can be reached via e-mail at

The author declares no conflict of interest.

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