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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.
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This note was uploaded on 01/29/2011 for the course MEDICAL 101 taught by Professor Macdon during the Spring '10 term at Mahidol University, Bangkok.

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