East African Community States Behind In Reaching MDGs 4, 5, Forum Chair Says
Xinhua News: East Africa lagging in MDGs 4 and 5: regional assembly
“The East African Parliament on Thursday said that the East African Community (EAC) partner states are lagging behind in achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Four and Five on child and maternal health. The East African Inter-Parliamentary Forum on Population, Health and Development Chair Martin Nduwimana told a maternal health forum in Nairobi that the region is still grappling with unacceptably high levels of mortality among women, particularly around the time of delivery and newborns within the first year of birth…” (11/7).
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