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Millennium Development Goals Plus (MDG+)

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Thailand is on track to meet all of its MDG commitments by or before 2015.

As a result, the government has committed itself to an additional set of more-ambitious targets, called Millennium Development Goals Plus (MDG+). These are listed below (with target dates in brackets):

Poverty
• Reduce poverty to less than 4 per cent (2009)

Education
• Achieve universal secondary education (2015)

Gender
• Double the proportion of women in the national parliament, sub-district administrative authorities and executive positions in the civil service (2006)

Child health
• Reduce infant mortality to 15 per 1,000 live births (2006)

• Halve under-five mortality in highland areas, selected northern provinces and thee southern provinces (2015)

Maternal health
• Reduce maternal mortality to 18 per 100,000 live births (2006)

• Halve maternal mortality in highland areas, selected northern provinces and thee southern provinces (2015)

HIV/AIDS
• Reduce HIV-prevalence among reproductive adults to 1 per cent (2006)

Malaria, tuberculosis and heart disease

• Reduce malaria incidence in 30 border provinces to less than 1.4 per 1,000 (2006)

Sustainable development
• Increase the share of renewable energy to 8 per cent of commercial primary energy (2011)
• Increase the amount of municipal waste recycled to 30 per cent (2006)

 

 
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