The impact of population growth on the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals.

Abstract

In this submission staff from the Department of Epidemiology and Population Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine sought to do four things: 1) Describe current trends in fertility, population growth and population structures; 2) Assess the impact of these trends on achievement of the Millennium Development Goals; 3) Underscore the obligations of States to address population and its negative effects, as enshrined in international human rights law; and 4) Provide recommendations on how to address population growth and mitigate its most negative consequences.

Citation

Submission of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Population and Reproductive Health, 17th March 2006. 22 pp.

The impact of population growth on the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals.

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