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Compliance with G8 Commitments
on Maternal and Children's Health, 1975-2009

Jenilee Guebert, G8 Research Group
January 7, 2010

See also: Assessment of G8 Commitments on Maternal, Newborn and Children's Health, June 13, 2010 [PDF]

Commitment Overall United States Japan Germany United Kingdom France Italy Canada Russia European Union
2002 50% 100% 0% 0% 100% 50% -100% 100% 0% 100%
  2002-109 1 1       1   1    
  2002-124 0.33 1 0 0 1 0 -1 1 0 1
2006 50% 100% -100% -100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%  
  2006-27 0.5 1 -1 -1 1 1 1 1 1  
2007 67% 100% 50% 50% 100% 100% 0% 100% 0% 100%
  2007-229 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
  2007-233 0.33 1 0 0 1 1 -1 1 -1 1
Average 63% 100% 0% 0% 100% 80% 0% 100% 25% 100%

2002 Kananaskis Summit

2002-109. [Helping Africa combat the effects of HIV/AIDS – including by] Supporting programmes that help mothers and children infected or affected by HIV/AIDS, including children orphaned by AIDS

2002-124. [Accelerating the elimination and mitigation in Africa of polio, river blindness and other
diseases or health deficiencies – including by:] Supporting relevant public-private partnerships for the immunization of children and the elimination of micro-nutrient deficiencies in Africa

2006 St. Petersburg Summit

2006-27: [In our response to HIV/AIDS, we will adhere to the following principles:] scale up support to address the rising rates of HIV infection among young people, particularly young girls and women

2007 Heiligendamm Summit

2007-229. Recognizing the growing feminization of the AIDS epidemic, the G8 in cooperation with partner governments support a gender-sensitive response by the GFATM, with the goal of ensuring that greater attention and appropriate resources are allocated by the Fund to HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, and care that addresses the needs of women and girls.

2007-233: The G8 will take concrete steps to support education programs especially for girls, to promote knowledge about sexuality and reproductive health and the prevention of sexually transmitted infections.


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