Millennium Development Goals

 
[Video]Child mortality declining in Niger
[Video]Child mortality declining in Niger
A Nigerien blogger visits villages in Niger, investigating whether child mortality rates have improved since the commitment to the MDGs in 2000.
Comment: Mother and child health must improve
Comment: Mother and child health must improve
As a young journalist in Johannesburg in the early 1990s, I wrote a story about South Africa’s looming HIV crisis, citing predictions from...
Monitoring progress towards Sustainable Development Goals
Monitoring progress towards Sustainable Development Goals
Although the world has generally seen success with the 15-year-old Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) – to halve the...
Millennium Development Goals expire next year ... What then?
Millennium Development Goals expire next year ... What then?
If you could come up with goals for the world to aspire to over the next 15 years, what would they be? What should we focus on? 
MDGs: Child and maternal health needs critical care
MDGs: Child and maternal health needs critical care
Millennium Development Goals are unlikely to be met, despite increased efforts to improve child and maternal health, according to a report...
Lay workers on frontline in fight against child mortality in Malawi
Lay workers on frontline in fight against child mortality in Malawi
But that is not reckoning with the likes of Ruth Bwanakaya, a single mother who runs what can best be described as a health centre under a tree, with...
Nuclear power will cost the country dearly
Nuclear power will cost the country dearly
The Mail & Guardian's front-page story...
Manuel: SA has failed to deliver to the poor
Manuel: SA has failed to deliver to the poor
South Africa has failed to deliver quality services to the poor, despite adequate funding, Planning Minister Trevor Manuel said on Wednesday.
Rich donors urge rethink of aid at UN poverty meeting
Rich donors urge rethink of aid at UN poverty meeting
Budget-strapped rich donors will call for a rethink of strategies to make sure their aid funds are not wasted when world leaders meet this week to...
World Bank presses aid to developing world
World Bank presses aid to developing world
The World Bank on Saturday urged industrialised nations to maintain aid flows to developing nations to offset an expected decline in private...
On track to deliver
On track to deliver
In September 2000, 189 world leaders attended the Millennium Summit at the United Nations and made a commitment to address the world's most...
Meeting the goals
Meeting the goals
In September 2000 189 world leaders attended the Millennium Summit at the United Nations and made a commitment to address the world's most pressing...

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