HUMAN DEVELOPEMENT INDEX (HDI) - is a composite index which includes health, education, income, livelihood security and other indicators. In other words, HDI is an indicator showig how successfull are achievenemts in three main fields of human development: healthy life, knowledge and decent standard of living. The chief aim of HDI is to provide nations with comprehensive measure of environment they provide for their people in terms of opportunites for personal fulfilment. The higher the HDI the better the conditions the country created for its citizens to live and work. The main idea of Human Development Index is as follows: people are the real value of any nation, and the richeness of human lifes is what every nation's government should worry about.
Non-income HDI is a value of the HDI computed from the life expectancy and education indicators only and is calculated to provide an additional means of cross-country comparison and to order countries by achievements in the nonincome dimensions.
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The UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Integration Segment for 2017 will convene on the theme, 'Making eradication of poverty an integral objective of all policies: what will it take?', chaired by Nabeel Munir, Vice-President of ECOSOC (Pakistan). The 2017 ECOSOC Integration Segment will serve as a platform for key stakeholders to identify and discuss opportunities and challenges in developing integrated approaches to tackling poverty in a sustained, inclusive and sustainable manner. The meeting will consider best practices, lessons learned and recommendations at the national, regional and international levels, with a view to extracting...
Immunization is the process by which an individual's immune system becomes fortified against an agent (known as the immunogen). The below visualization shows the different immunization such as BCG, DTP3, HepB3, Hib3, MCV, Po13 which are covered among one year old babies in South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka).
As the expansion of technology has come to imply more opportunities for education, the United States, a presumed leader, has surprisingly fallen behind in two key international statistics: internet users and broadband subscribers per 100 persons.
CPD has decided that the special theme for its fiftieth session, in 2017, would be “Changing population age structures and sustainable development” that is based on the Programme of Actions of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) and key actions for its further implementation. General debates will address actions for the further implementation of the Programme of Actions of the ICPD at global, regional and national levels. Keynote Speakers:Eliya Zulu, "Changing age structures and sustainable development in youthful societies", 3 April 2017Rania Antonopoulos, "Changes in age structure and sustainable development...