Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Political and social context of not attaining the Millennium Development Goal to reduce poverty

Marco Palma-Solís, Diana Gil-González, Carlos Álvarez-Dardet, María Teresa Ruiz-Cantero

Volume 86, Number 10, October 2008, 772-779

Table 1. Frequency and percentage of countries classified by WHO region (88 countries)

WHO regions Number of countries Countries as a percentage of region
African 29 64
Americas 21 60
South-East Asia 6 50
European 17 33
Eastern Mediterranean 7 33
Western Pacific 8 30

Total 88 46
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