Millenium Development Goals


'Millenium Development Goals' - 10 News Result(s)

  • Child Deaths From Preventable Causes Cut By Half Since 2000: UN

    Child Deaths From Preventable Causes Cut By Half Since 2000: UN

    Six million children worldwide died last year from preventable diseases and other complications, which was about half the number of similar deaths in 2000 when nations endorsed goals to end extreme poverty, the United Nations said on Tuesday

  • Infant Mortality Rate Reduces In India, But 2012 Targets Still Far Away: Study

    Infant Mortality Rate Reduces In India, But 2012 Targets Still Far Away: Study

    By Rhea Colaco/ IndiaSpend First, the good news: 37 babies died for every 1,000 that were born in 2015, two better than the government’s projections of an infant mortality rate of 39 for that year, according to new data released last week. That’s a drop of 53 per cent over 25 years. Now, the bad news: The target for infant mortality rate reduct...

  • South Africa Awarded For Record Decrease In Malaria Cases and Related Deaths

    South Africa Awarded For Record Decrease In Malaria Cases and Related Deaths

    South Africa has recently won recognition for achieving the Malaria Millennium Development Goal Target, at the African UnionSummit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

  • A New World Agenda: Political Pressure Point for India?

    A New World Agenda: Political Pressure Point for India?

    On 25th September at the United Nations, 193 world leaders adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development - a series of 17 ambitious goals for people, planet, prosperity, peace and partnerships.

  • China 'Exporting' Ozone Pollution to US: Study

    China 'Exporting' Ozone Pollution to US: Study

    Progress slashing unhealthy ozone in the western United States has been largely undone by pollution wafting across the Pacific from China, according to a study published on Monday.

  • Trillions of Dollars Needed For Anti-Poverty Plan, Says UN

    Trillions of Dollars Needed For Anti-Poverty Plan, Says UN

    The price tag for a bold global new anti-poverty agenda comes to between $3.5 and $5 trillion annually over the next 15 years, part of a United Nations' "to-do list" for the world.

  • Global Health Funding Stalled in Recent Years: Study

    Global Health Funding Stalled in Recent Years: Study

    After growing rapidly from 2000 to 2010, global health funding remained stagnant between 2010 and 2014, amounting to $35.9 billion in 2014, says a study.

  • Helping Development Agenda Through Own Targets: India to UN

    Helping Development Agenda Through Own Targets: India to UN

    India is walking the talk in its efforts to contribute to the success of the ambitious post-2015 Development Agenda through the national targets to eradicate poverty and provide access to basic sanitation and electricity to all, the country's top diplomat at the UN said.

  • Poverty, Child, Maternal Deaths High in India: United Nations

    Poverty, Child, Maternal Deaths High in India: United Nations

    India continues to battle poverty, child and maternal deaths, according to a United Nations report on the Millennium Development Goals that said while several key global targets have been met, more sustained effort is needed to cover disparities by the 2015 deadline.

  • Rajasthan's literacy battle: Beyond the numbers

    Rajasthan's literacy battle: Beyond the numbers

    India's standing is far lower than the African nations as far as education is concerned. For instance, in Rajasthan while the government insists that literacy has doubled in the last decade, the quality of education has plummeted and the student teacher ratio is abysmal.At Kamlu Ki Dhaani, about 60 kms from Alwar, children don't even have a school ...

'Millenium Development Goals' - 2 Video Result(s)

'Millenium Development Goals' - 10 News Result(s)

  • Child Deaths From Preventable Causes Cut By Half Since 2000: UN

    Child Deaths From Preventable Causes Cut By Half Since 2000: UN

    Six million children worldwide died last year from preventable diseases and other complications, which was about half the number of similar deaths in 2000 when nations endorsed goals to end extreme poverty, the United Nations said on Tuesday

  • Infant Mortality Rate Reduces In India, But 2012 Targets Still Far Away: Study

    Infant Mortality Rate Reduces In India, But 2012 Targets Still Far Away: Study

    By Rhea Colaco/ IndiaSpend First, the good news: 37 babies died for every 1,000 that were born in 2015, two better than the government’s projections of an infant mortality rate of 39 for that year, according to new data released last week. That’s a drop of 53 per cent over 25 years. Now, the bad news: The target for infant mortality rate reduct...

  • South Africa Awarded For Record Decrease In Malaria Cases and Related Deaths

    South Africa Awarded For Record Decrease In Malaria Cases and Related Deaths

    South Africa has recently won recognition for achieving the Malaria Millennium Development Goal Target, at the African UnionSummit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

  • A New World Agenda: Political Pressure Point for India?

    A New World Agenda: Political Pressure Point for India?

    On 25th September at the United Nations, 193 world leaders adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development - a series of 17 ambitious goals for people, planet, prosperity, peace and partnerships.

  • China 'Exporting' Ozone Pollution to US: Study

    China 'Exporting' Ozone Pollution to US: Study

    Progress slashing unhealthy ozone in the western United States has been largely undone by pollution wafting across the Pacific from China, according to a study published on Monday.

  • Trillions of Dollars Needed For Anti-Poverty Plan, Says UN

    Trillions of Dollars Needed For Anti-Poverty Plan, Says UN

    The price tag for a bold global new anti-poverty agenda comes to between $3.5 and $5 trillion annually over the next 15 years, part of a United Nations' "to-do list" for the world.

  • Global Health Funding Stalled in Recent Years: Study

    Global Health Funding Stalled in Recent Years: Study

    After growing rapidly from 2000 to 2010, global health funding remained stagnant between 2010 and 2014, amounting to $35.9 billion in 2014, says a study.

  • Helping Development Agenda Through Own Targets: India to UN

    Helping Development Agenda Through Own Targets: India to UN

    India is walking the talk in its efforts to contribute to the success of the ambitious post-2015 Development Agenda through the national targets to eradicate poverty and provide access to basic sanitation and electricity to all, the country's top diplomat at the UN said.

  • Poverty, Child, Maternal Deaths High in India: United Nations

    Poverty, Child, Maternal Deaths High in India: United Nations

    India continues to battle poverty, child and maternal deaths, according to a United Nations report on the Millennium Development Goals that said while several key global targets have been met, more sustained effort is needed to cover disparities by the 2015 deadline.

  • Rajasthan's literacy battle: Beyond the numbers

    Rajasthan's literacy battle: Beyond the numbers

    India's standing is far lower than the African nations as far as education is concerned. For instance, in Rajasthan while the government insists that literacy has doubled in the last decade, the quality of education has plummeted and the student teacher ratio is abysmal.At Kamlu Ki Dhaani, about 60 kms from Alwar, children don't even have a school ...

'Millenium Development Goals' - 2 Video Result(s)

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