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Report Measures Bangladesh's Millennium Development Goals Progress

January 25, 2010

A report by the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics and UNICEF shows the country "has made a good progress in achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) even though there are big disparities in education, child and maternal health among its 64 districts," the New Nation reports. In addition, "[t]here exist wide gaps between the best and the worst performing districts related to education, child death, maternal health, HIV/AIDS, access to safe drinking water and improved sanitation, survey showed," according to the publication. UNICEF's Carel de Rooy said the report would give Bangladesh a baseline measurement for tracking MDGs (1/25).

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