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Sustainable Development Goal 3 | Health and Wellbeing: Overview

All of School guide to support: Global citizenship [SCoT], Sustainable development [ScOT.1050] and Ethical understanding [acgc.7]

Source: Encyclopædia Britannica (2019).

"Ensuring healthy lives and promoting the well-being for all at all ages is essential to sustainable development. Significant strides have been made in increasing life expectancy and reducing some of the common killers associated with child and maternal mortality.... However, many more efforts are needed to fully eradicate a wide range of diseases and address many different persistent and emerging health issues." (United Nations, n.d.)
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Goal 3 | Health & Wellbeing: Introductory videos

Level 1eVideo

United Nations: Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director from UN Population Fund, talks about what role governments and civil society can play to help people achieve good health and well-being. 

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In text reference / citation: Osotimehin (2015) or (Osotimehin, 2015)
Bibliography / Reference list: Osotimehin, N (2015). Sustainable Development Goals Explained: Good health and wellbeing, [eVideo]. United Nations, Retrieved from https://youtu.be/Fzz3Rr8fd2Q

Goal 3 | Health & Wellbeing: Facts & Figures

Level 1Statistics

 
Facts & Figures Global Targets

6 million

Each year around the world, more than 6 million children die before reaching their fifth birthday.

200%

Children born into poverty are almost twice as likely to die before the age of 5 as those from wealthier families.

15.6 million

Measles vaccines have averted nearly 15.6 million deaths since the year 2000.

6.2 million

Over 6.2 million malaria deaths were averted between 2000 and 2015, primarily of children under 5 years of age in sub-Saharan Africa. 

50%

Maternal mortality has fallen by almost 50 percent since 1990. In East Asia, North Africa and South Asia, it has declined by around two thirds.

2.1 million​

An estimated 2.1 million people were infected with HIV in 2013, down 38 percent from 2001.
  • "By 2030, reduce the global maternal mortality ratio to less than 70 per 100,000 live births.
  • By 2030, end preventable deaths of newborns and children under 5 years of age, with all countries aiming to reduce neonatal mortality to at least as low as 12 per 1,000 live births and under-5 mortality to at least as low as 25 per 1,000 live births.
  • By 2030, end the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and neglected tropical diseases and combat hepatitis, water-borne diseases and other communicable diseases.
  • By 2030, reduce by one third premature mortality from non-communicable diseases through prevention and treatment and promote mental health and well-being.
  • Strengthen the prevention and treatment of substance abuse, including narcotic drug abuse and harmful use of alcohol.
  • By 2020, halve the number of global deaths and injuries from road traffic accidents.
  • By 2030, ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive health-care services, including for family planning, information and education, and the integration of reproductive health into national strategies and programmes.
  • Achieve universal health coverage, including financial risk protection, access to quality essential health-care services and access to safe, effective, quality and affordable essential medicines and vaccines for all.
  • By 2030, substantially reduce the number of deaths and illnesses from hazardous chemicals and air, water and soil pollution and contamination.
  • Strengthen the implementation of the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in all countries, as appropriate.
  • Support the research and development of vaccines and medicines for the communicable and noncommunicable diseases that primarily affect developing countries, provide access to affordable essential medicines and vaccines, in accordance with the Doha Declaration on the TRIPS Agreement and Public Health, which affirms the right of developing countries to use to the full the provisions in the Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights regarding flexibilities to protect public health, and, in particular, provide access to medicines for all.
  • Substantially increase health financing and the recruitment, development, training and retention of the health workforce in developing countries, especially in least developed countries and small island developing States.
  • Strengthen the capacity of all countries, in particular developing countries, for early warning, risk reduction and management of national and global health risks."
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In text citation: (United Nations Development Programme, 2018) or United Nations Development Programme (2018)

Bibliography / Reference list: United Nations Development Programme. (2018). Sustainable Development Goals, 3: good health and well being, facts and figures. Retrieved from http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/sustainable-development-goals/goal-3-good-health-and-well-being.html

Goal 3: Health & Wellbeing | Track Progress

Use the following links to see how Australia, and the world, are tracking to meet this goal.Level 3

Goal 3 | Health & Wellbeing: Data and Statistics

Level 3Level 2StatisticsDatabases

Goal 3 | Health & Wellbeing: Interactive Resources

Level 3Level 2Interactive resources

Move your mouse over the map to see the statistics for child health and nutrition around the world. "Nearly half of all deaths in children under 5 are attributable to undernutrition, translating into the loss of about 3 million young lives a year. Undernutrition puts children at greater risk of dying from common infections, increases the frequency and severity of such infections, and​ delays recovery.​.. The interaction between undernutrition and infection can create a potentially lethal cycle of worsening illness and deteriorating nutritional status. Poor nutrition in the first 1,000 days of a child’s life can also lead to stunted growth, which is associated with impaired cognitive ability and reduced school and work performance." (UNICEF, 2018)

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In text reference / citation: (United Nations Children's Fund, 2018) or United Nations Children's Fund (2018).
Bibliography / Reference list: United Nations Children's Fund (2018). Graph of child health and nutrition, 2000 to 2017, [eVideo]. Retrieved from https://data.unicef.org/topic/nutrition/malnutrition/

Sustainable Development Goal 3 | Health & Wellbeing: Curriculum alignment

Level 1Victorian CurriculumAustralian Curriculum AlignmentThis Mentone Girls' Grammar School Sustainable Development Goals LibGuide supports the following Australian and Victorian curriculum outcomes.


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