WHO and the Millennium Development Goals Student’s Name Institutional Affiliation WHO and the Millennium Development Goals The WHO is a constituent of the United Nations mandated with coordinating and managing health. As such WHO has come to play an essential part as a participant in the sphere of international global health and foreign public programme. MDGs are the international community’s shared framework for reducing poverty and fighting child and maternal mortality as well as curbing the AIDS pandemic (Lomazzi Borisch & Laaser 2014).The importance of the MDGs is to deliver the more than one billion individuals who currently operate in severe poverty. This paper will discuss the eradication of and its importance as one of the MDGs. The first objective is the elimination of hunger and acute poverty. Recent developments in this millennium development target have witnessed the level of hungry people in the world decrease to less than the attaining of the first MDG. References Amieva S. & Ferguson S. (2012). Moving forward: nurses are key to achieving the United Nations Development Program's Millennium Development Goals. International Nursing Review 59(1) 55-58. Lomazzi M. Borisch B. & Laaser U. (2014). The Millennium Development Goals: experiences achievements and what's next. Global health action 7(1) 23695. Lomazzi M. Laaser U. Theisling M. Tapia L. & Borisch B. (2014). Millennium Development Goals: how public health professionals perceive the achievement of MDGs. Global health action 7(1) 24352. Nath A. (2011). India's progress toward achieving the millennium development goals. Indian journal of community medicine: official publication of Indian Association of Preventive & Social Medicine 36(2) 85. Thornton R. L. Glover C. M. Cené C. W. Glik D. C. Henderson J. A. & Williams D. R. (2016). Evaluating strategies for reducing health disparities by addressing the social determinants of health. Health Affairs 35(8) 1416-1423 [...]
This assignment is designed for you to examine global health goals and health disparities. You will select one Millennium Developmental Goal (MDG) and explore a specific outcome measurement (indicator) for a country of your choice to determine the progress towards achieving the MDG. In addition, you will explore nursing roles that would be helpful in achieving the MDG. We use the term “health disparities” to describe the phenomenon of different health outcomes of varied groups within a particular community. Access the Virtual Library and search in the CINAHL full text database the term “health disparity.” Choose at least two articles that describe health disparities of a particular population or group of people (gender, ethnic, or cultural minority). Write a 4-5 page APA formatted paper. No more than five pages of content will be accepted. A minimum of five scholarly references are required for this paper.