SOFT&GREEN UN Sustainable Development Goals

#healthforall.
All for health, health for all.



Among the 17 Goals of Agenda 2030 for the future of the planet and its people, two have health as their focus: number three (ensuring health and well-being for all and for all ages) and number six (ensuring the availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation facilities for all).










Remembering, for doing.

7th April, World Health Day, was an occasion for remembering them. And to remember that the WHO (World Health Organization) was established 70 years ago, the United Nations body for guidance and coordination on health issues. The WHO’s birthday was only half a party, however. Progress has certainly been made in reducing child mortality, combating tropical diseases and research into combating HIV, tuberculosis and malaria, but a great deal still remains to be done.
Let’s talk data.

Despite the objective progress, half the world's population still does not receive the essential services it needs, around 100 million people are living in extreme poverty due to the cost of health care, and more than 20 million children have not been vaccinated.




Assistance for all.

For this reason on World Health Day 2018, decision-makers around the world were asked to take concrete action to achieve universal health coverage. Only in doing so will it be possible to guarantee good quality health services to everyone and in every place, without economic barriers, where people are currently forced to choose between health care and other basic needs.











ARTICLES

Hand washing is a game.
Children explore the world with their hands. But that's not all. In India, for example, they also use them to eat. For this very reason, being unable to wash them properly using soap leads to health problems, especially in rural areas of the country.Soap enclosing an idea.In India, only one school in ten provides its s...

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Health starts in the company
Workplace Health Promotion is the WHO program for the dissemination of good lifestyles in the workplace, which promotes the adoption of good practices relating to nutrition, physical activity, smoking, alcohol, road safety and sustainable mobility, well-being at work and the reconciliation of work and home.Safety is he...

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The joy of running.
Why do we run? A question that is not always easy to answer. Certainly to stay healthy, but if we consider the impressive growth in the number of runners, this explanation does not seem sufficient. A word from the experts.Some experts have studied this phenomenon, which has seen an enormous increase in participation. T...

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