|AUTHOR||The Global Campaign|
|ORGANIZATION||The Global Campaign for the Health Millennium Development Goals|
|TOPIC||Economic crisis and recovery|
This year, 2009, will be a key one for the world’s poorest. The global economic crisis has already driven more than 50 million into extreme poverty, particularly women and children, so the need for action is urgent. From previous crises we know that set-backs for the poorest take a long time to put right.