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Title Access to basic services for the poor : the importance of good governance
Published [Bangkok] : United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific ; [New York, N.Y.] : United Nations Development Program ; [Manila] : Asian Development Bank, 2007


Description 1 online resource (ix, 50 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Asia-Pacific MDG study series
Asia-Pacific MDG study series.
Contents Barriers to services -- Strategies to overcome barriers -- The importance of good governance -- Annexes [MDG indicators]: Enrolment in primary and secondary education by sex (2004) ; Youth literacy and tertiary enrolment by sex (2004) ; Indicators for maternal health ; Relative risk of dying before age 5 by sex and residence ; relative risk of dying before age 5 by mother's education
Summary Elaborates on the need for good governance to achieve the Millennium Development Goals and eradicate extreme poverty. It argues that achieving the Goals is not simply about money. It is about removing physical, legal, financial, socio-cultural and political barriers to basic services for all, in particular for the poor and disadvantaged groups
Notes Millennium Development Goals"--Cover
"ST/ESCAP/2438"--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 41-44)
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Subject Millennium Development Goals
SUBJECT Millennium Development Goals. fast (OCoLC)fst01787265
Subject Basic needs -- Asia
Basic needs -- Pacific Area
Poor -- Asia
Poor -- Pacific Area
Human services -- Asia
Human services -- Pacific Area
Transparency in government -- Asia
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Poverty & Homelessness.
Basic needs.
Human services.
Transparency in government.
Pacific Area.
Form Electronic book
Author United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
United Nations Development Programme.
Asian Development Bank.
ISBN 9781435643925