AN AUDIT OF THE NATIONAL HEALTH, EDUCATION AND GENDER POLICY FRAMEWORKS IN ATTAINING THE MDGs IN NIGERIA
ISBN: 978-978-50222-0-9 2011
As the 2015 target implementation deadline for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) approaches, Nigeria has failed to show consistent credible advancements in fulfilling this International public charter. This is despite the numerous strategies and policies already adopted by different Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) respectively; and yet Nigeria cannot lay claim to substantial or meaningful achievements in this regard. Clearly, there are daunting challenges that remain evident in articulating the full implementation of the MDGs across the diverse spectrum of the developmental fabric of Africa’s most populous nation.
Available figures on the state of implementation of respective MDGs indicators depict a rather disappointing outcome e.g. 157 deaths per 1,000 live births, 98% failure rates […]