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The Millennium Development Goals: a cross-sectoral analysis and principles for goal setting after 2015
Lancet Commission, 2010
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) represent an unprecedented global consensus about measures to reduce poverty. The eight goals address targets to increase incomes; reduce hunger; achieve universal primary education; eliminate gender inequality; reduce maternal and child mortality; reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS, tub erculosis, and malaria; reverse the loss of natural resources and biodiversity; improve access to water, sanitation, and good housing ...