Good Health and Well-Being

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| Editors: Walter Leal Filho, Tony Wall, Ulisses Azeiteiro, Anabela Marisa Azul, Luciana Brandli, Pinar Gökcin Özuyar

SDG3 Good Health and Well-Being: Integration and Connection with Other SDGs

  • Rosa Maria FernandezEmail author
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Sustainable Development Goal 3 (SDG3) pledges to “Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages” (UN 2015a). Health is affected by multitude of factors, inherent to each individual but also dependent on environmental and economic circumstances. This piece of work will look at the connection between SDG3 and other SDGs without being exhaustive but trying to focus on those more directly related. As such, special attention will be given to the following: SDG2, end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture; also connected to SDG12, ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns; SDG4, ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all; SDG5, achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls; SDG6, ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all; and finally, SDG10, reduce inequality within and among countries.


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  1. 1.Department of Social and Political Science, Economics ProgrammesUniversity of ChesterChesterUK

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