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MDGs In Malaysia

Goal 1: Eradicate Extreme Hunger and Poverty

  • Reduce by half the proportion of people living on less than a dollar a day.
  • Reduce by half the proportion of people who suffer from hunger.

Goal 2: Achieve Universal Primary Education

  • Ensure that all boys and girls complete a full course of primary schooling

Goal 3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women

  • Eliminate gender disparity in primary and secondary education preferably by 2005, and at all levels by 2015.

Goal 4: Reduce Child Mortality

  • Reduce by two thirds the mortality rate among children under five.

Goal 5: Improve Maternal Health

  • Reduce by three quarters the maternal mortality ratio.
  • Achieve, by 2015, universal access to reproductive health.

Goal 6: Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other diseases

  • Halt and begin to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS.
  • Halt and begin to reverse the incidence of malaria and other major diseases.

Goal 7: Ensure Environmental Sustainability

  • Integrate the principles of sustainable development into country policies and programmes; reverse loss of environmental resources.
  • Reduce by half the proportion of people without sustainable access to safe drinking water.
  • Achieve significant improvement in lives of at least 100 million slum dwellers, by 2020.

Goal 8: Develop a Global Partnership for Development

  • Develop further an open trading and financial system that is rule-based, predictable and non-discriminatory. Includes a commitment to good governance, development and poverty reduction—nationally and internationally.
  • Address the least developed countries’ special needs. This includes tariff- and quota-free access for their exports; enhanced debt relief for heavily indebted poor countries; cancellation of official bilateral debt; and more generous official development assistance for countries committed to poverty reduction.
  • Address the special needs of landlocked and small island developing States.
  • Deal comprehensively with developing countries’ debt problems through national and international measures to make debt sustainable in the long term
  • In cooperation with the developing countries, develop decent and productive work for youth.
  • In cooperation with pharmaceutical companies, provide access to affordable essential drugs in developing countries.
  • In cooperation with the private sector, make available the benefits of new technologies—especially information and communications technologies.

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