3 Good Health & Well-Being

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

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What does Good Health and Well Being mean?

  • Reduce the number of mothers who die giving birth to their children.
  • Prevent the deaths of newborns and children under five years old.
  • End epidemics such as HIV/AIDS and other diseases, such as hepatitis or waterborne diseases.
  • Educate people on prevention and abuse of drugs and alcohol as well as on mental health issues.
  • Provide information about family planning, sex education and reproductive health.
  • Ensure that everyone enjoys the right to health, which includes high quality medical care, and accessible and economical medicines and vaccines.
  • Halve global deaths and injuries from road traffic accidents.
  • Substantially reduce the number of deaths and illnesses from hazardous chemicals and air, water, and soil pollution and contamination.

"The essence of global health equity is the idea that something so precious as health might be viewed as a right."

Dr Paul Farmer