The 2013 Uganda MDG Progress report
22 Oct 2013
The 2013 Uganda MDG Progress report shows that Uganda has made considerable progress in achieving the MDGs, having already achieved to of its 17 MDG targets: halving the number of people living in absolute poverty and achieving debt sustainability; and is on track to achieve another eight.
Despite these successes, the report notes that there are a number of areas where progress remains slow, stagnant or is in reversal particularly in the areas of maternal mortality and HIV-AIDS.
- Uganda has achieved goal one on halving the number of people living in absolute poverty
- Uganda is on track to achieve goal three on gender equality and empowering women and goal four reducing child mortality. It is also on track for targets on sustainable access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation under goal seven on environmental sustainability
- While progress on child mortality is on track, progress on maternal health remains stagnant while HIV/AIDS one of Uganda’s success stories is in reversal