Thursday, November 13, 2008

United Nations Development Goals

Hi everybody,
As you may all know Dr. Bezruchka will discuss global health and poverty this Monday. Pre medical club is going to offer light refreshments. One more reason for you to be there!!!!
Also yesterday we watched the first video on UN MDG goals.
It was about Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger. We also had a nice discussion about it afterwards. Next meeting we will discuss the second goal which is achieving universal primary education.
Here is a list of all goals that will be discussed in the club meetings each week:
Goal 1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger.
Goal 2: Achieve universal primary education.
Goal 3: Promote gender equality and empower women.
Goal 4: Reduce child mortality.
Goal 5: Improve maternal health.
Goal 6: Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases.
Goal 7: Ensure environmental sustainability.
Goal 8: Develop a Global Partnership for Development.
For more information on the United Nations Millenium Development Goals, please visit our at A link is provided on the right column or you can simply click on the Title of this post.
Next meeting is Wednesday 12:30 PM in Room 9202.

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