Episodes tagged "MDGs"

MDG1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger - Professor Andrew Dorward and Colin Poulton, SOASTue, 2009-06-30 02:08

The MDG1 targets aim to reduce poverty and hunger and increase gainful employment. Although there are substantial data... See details

MDG2: Achieve universal primary education - Professor Angela Little, IoETue, 2009-06-30 02:07

MDG 2, the achievement of universal primary education, has a target of ensuring that by 2015 children everywhere will... See details

MDG3: Promote gender equality and empower women - Professor Elaine Unterhalter, IoE, and Professor Charlotte Watts, LSHTMTue, 2009-06-30 02:06

This presentation looked at the ways in which MDG3 was conceptualised as foundational to the other MDGs with an earlier... See details

MDG4: Reduce child mortality - Professor Kim Mulholland, LSHTMTue, 2009-06-30 02:05

The intensity of international efforts to reduce child mortality has varied since global child mortality data became... See details

MDG5: Improve maternal health - Professor Oona Campbell, LSHTMTue, 2009-06-30 02:04

Delivering a baby can be a time of great celebration, but is also a time of great risk. Two-fifths of maternal deaths... See details

MDG6: Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases - Professor John Porter, LSHTMTue, 2009-06-30 02:02

Progress is being made to achieve the targets for MDG 6 but there is more work to be done. Global trends for HIV show... See details

MDG7: Ensure environmental sustainability - Professor Tony Allan, SOAS and King's College LondonTue, 2009-06-30 02:01

This presentation provided some basic definitions of environmental sustainability. It also identified the players that... See details

Evolution of the MDGs: Progress and Problems (including MDG8) - Professor Terry McKinley, SOASWed, 2009-06-24 02:09

This presentation covered three areas: 1) a short history of the MDGs and their rationale, 2) progress on MDG8 (ODA,... See details