Millennium Development Goals
What are the MDGs ?
The MDGs are intended to: eradicate extreme poverty and hunger; achieve universal
primary education; promote gender equality and empowering women; reduce child mortality
rates; improve maternal health; combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases; ensure
environmental sustainability; and develop a global partnership for development.
Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger in Mexico - Goal 1
In 2012 without social programmes´transfers 1.8 million more people would have been registered as living in poverty and 2.1 million more in extreme poverty.
The GDP showed an average annual growth of 3.7 percent.
This goal is measure according to 9 indicators. Of which 8 of them have been met in 2012, nevertheless the indicator "Growth rate of GDP per person employed" has insufficient progress.
Achieve universal primary education in Mexico - Goal 2
First grade and reaching sixth grade exceeds the 96% and the literacy rate for tge population aged 15 to 24 is already close to 100%
Another important mission is to strengthen education provide for the country´s indigenous communities
The second goal is measure according to 4 indicator, of which Mexico have met 3 of them and the last one is targeted to be met in 2015. The one that is left is called "Proportion of pupils starting 1st grade who reach last grade of primary education (%)"
Promote gender equality and empower women in Mexico - Goal 3
Women have improved their level of education. Being a woman in rural and indegenous contexts is a factor that exacerbates inequality in having access to, staying in, and successfully completing basic education. The main challenge is to eliminate illiteracy.
It is ranked with 7 indicators.
Reduce child mortality in Mexico - Goal 4
The Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) shows a significant reduction from 32.5 in 1990 to 13.7 in 2011, representing a decrease of 18.8 points.
In 1990 73.8% of children of one year were vaccinated; for 2012 this has increased to 86.8% of the triple viral vaccine (MMR). Since 1996 and to date there have been no deaths from measles.
Improve maternal health in Mexico - Goal 5
One of the main problems affecting women in rural areas of Mexico is having access to hospitals offering effective obstetric care, while the major problem affecting the mortality of women in urban areas is related to the quality of hospital care. This area must be strengthen.
Almost 15% of maternal deaths in 2011 occurred in women under 20.
96% of the births are attended by skilled health personnel.
This is monitored by 6 indicators.
Combat HIV / AIDS, malaria and other diseases in Mexico - Goal 6
Regard to the World Health Organization, Mexico is considered a hypoendemic area because malaria affects less that 10% of the population in malarious areas. The transmission reduced by 89.2%
As far as tuberculosis, in 2012 Mexico recorded 19, 697 new cases with a rate of 16.8 per 100,000 inhabitants. Tuberculosis mortality rate is of 2.2 per 100,00.
This is monitored by 7 indicators.
Ensure environmental sustainability in Mexico - Goal 7
Between 1990 and 2000, close to 354,000 hectares were lost per year, meanwhile between 2005 and 2010, 155,000 hectares were lost per year.
For 2010 Mexico emitted approximately 1.4% of the worldwide GHG putting it in the 13th place among the countries with the highest emissions.
Most people in Mexico now have a supply of previously disinfected piped drinkable water.
In 2012 about 32.4 million people in Mexico lived in substandard housing without enough space and lacking basic services.
This goal is monitored by 11 indicators.
Develop a global partnership for development in Mexico - Goal 8
From 2000 to 2012 there was a sixfold increase in the number of cell phone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants; and the penetration of the internet users rose from 5% to 40.2%
This goal is monitored by 3 indicators.
The government must actually use the money planned in the strategies only in the strategy and trying to avoid the corruption among the government because this exit of money is clue to not achieving the goals. Also a little program to awareness the population on the different topics so everyone can contribute to the problems.
Made by Team #3
Benjamin Mendoza Coronado A01204950
Rodrigo Juárez Gutiérrez A01208977