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MDG Progress Report 2010: Achieving the health-related Millennium Development Goals in the Western Pacific Region

MDG Progress Report 2010: Achieving the health-related Millennium Development Goals in the Western Pacific Region

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WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific

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Publication date: 2010
ISBN: 9789290614968
Number of pages: 93

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The 2015 target for reaching the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) is rapidly approaching. International agencies, including WHO, are marking 2010 as a crucial point for reporting progress to date, generating greater attention and emphasis on most pressing issues and priorities, and demonstrating demand for increasing interventions and resources to achieve MDG results. This publication reports the status in achieving health-related MDG progress (MDGs 1, 4-8), particularly among low- and middle-income countries. It provides a unique regional perspective on the multiple facets of the health-related MDG indicators across the Region, with rational interpretation of the data available from internationally recognized authoritative sources while acknowledging data issues and discrepancies, cross-cutting considerations around equity and health systems approach.Download the full report (8MB)Table of contentsList of tables and figuresList of acronymsExecutive summaryI. IntroductionII. Statistical notesIII. Progress towards MDGs 4,5 and 6IV. Progress towards MDGs 1,7 and 8V. Equity and the health-related MDGsVI. Measuring progress: acknowledging data and monitoring system issuesVII. Towards 2015: priorities to systems approach to achieve the health-related MDGsAnnex 1: Time series data tables for the health-related MDGs

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