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Combat HIV

MDG 6: Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases

The following information is taken from the UN Millennium Development Goals – Aids web site

Goal 6.A – Halted and reversed spread of HIV/AIDS

6.A - By 2015 have halted and begun to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS

Improve Maternal Health

MDG Goal 5: Improve Maternal Health

Goal 5.A: Reduce maternal mortality ratio by 3/4

The following information is from the UN Millennium Development Goals – Maternal web site

5. A Reduce by three quarters, between 1990 and 2015, the maternal mortality ratio

Millennium Development Goals

The United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)

The United Nations is set up to deal with several sectors of society – government, civil, business, and education. In the United States, we are very familiar with the UN’s work with the government sector primarily through the General Assembly (with the government representatives from all 193 member countries) and the Security Council (of which the US is one of the five permanent members with 10 rotating members). However we are less familiar with the UN’s work with the civil sector or the business sector. Read more about Millennium Development Goals »