Quality of life and family: FCW- I. Presented by Christie Deepika Haridas. contents. Concept of quality of life Indicators of quality of life Family and Millennium goals. Concept of quality of Life. Philosophical background (Brock, 1993) First approach
E.g.. Belief that good life must include helping others because it is dictated by our religious principles.
E.g.- Within the constraints of resources they possess, people will select those things which will most enhance their quality of life.
- Quality of life of a society is based on whether the citizens can obtain the things they desire.
Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
Achieve universal primary education
Promote gender equality and empower women
Reduce child mortality
Improve maternal health
Combat HIV/AIDS malaria and other diseases
Ensure environmental stability and sustainability
Develop a global partnership for development
‘We must not fail the billions who look to the international community to fulfil the promise of the millennium declaration for a better world.
Let us keep the promise.’
- UN secretary General