Achieving the Millennium Development Goals

Relevance for low-income countries in Asia

Authored by: Junko Yasuoka , Junko Saito , Yu Mon Saw , Bruno F. Sunguya , Rachel M. Amiya , Masamine Jimba

Routledge Handbook of Global Public Health in Asia

Print publication date:  April  2014
Online publication date:  April  2014

Print ISBN: 9780415643825
eBook ISBN: 9781315818719
Adobe ISBN: 9781317817703


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Years of debate, effort and struggle went into setting specific goals to promote the economic and social development of the world’s poorest countries. Antecedents of the development framework that ultimately emerged between 2000 and 2001 can be traced back to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948, the Development Decade of the 1960s and several United Nations (UN) summits held in the second half of the twentieth century [1].

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