Global public healt1 - Global public health: The main...

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Global public health: The main function is to work to ensure that all who strive for improvement and equity in global health have the information and resources they need to succeed. Millenium Development Goals (MDGs) : It’s eight international development goals that 192 United Nations member states and at least 23 international organizations have agreed to achieve by the year 2015. Goal 1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger Target 1a: Reduce by half the proportion of people living on less than a dollar a day. Target 1b : Achieve full and productive employment and decent work for all, including women and young people. Target 1c: Reduce by half the proportion of people who suffer from hunger. Goal 2: Achieve universal primary education Target 2a: Ensure that all boys and girls complete a full course of primary schooling. Goal 3: Promote gender equality and empower women Target 3a: Eliminate gender disparity in primary and secondary education preferably by 2005, and at all levels by 2015. Goal 4: Reduce child mortality Target 4a: Reduce by two thirds the mortality rate among children under five. Goal 5: Improve maternal health Target 5a: Reduce by three quarters the maternal mortality ratio. Target 5b: Achieve, by 2015, universal access to reproductive health. Goal 6: Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases Target 6a: Halt and begin to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS. Target 6b: Achieve, by 2010, universal access to treatment for HIV/AIDS for all those who need it. Target 6c: Halt and begin to reverse the incidence of malaria and other major diseases. Goal 7: Ensure environmental sustainability
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