273451 Millennium Development Goals : Triumphs and Challenges

Monday, October 29, 2012 : 8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

Padmini Murthy, MD, MPH, MS, CHES , New York Medical College School of Public Health, Pleasant Valley, NY
Elvira Beracochea, MD, MPH , MIDEGO, Inc, Fairfax, VA
This presentation will discuss the progress made from 2000- to present and the challenges faced in meeting the objectives with special focus on MDG 4 and 5.

Learning Areas:
Public health or related education

Learning Objectives:
Discuss why MDGs were drafted by member states in 2000. Evaluate the progress made till the present for MDGs 4 and 5.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been working as a health care professional for more than 20 years in various fields. I have presented at several national and international conferences published, edited a book on women's health and human rights . I have also been working in academia for several years and have been working with the United Nations and NGOs on women's health and global health issues.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.