Goal 3: Good Health and Well-Being

Reduce the global maternal mortality ratio; end preventable deaths of newborns and children under 5 years of age; end the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and neglected tropical diseases and combat hepatitis, water-borne diseases and other communicable diseases; reduce by one third premature mortality from non-communicable diseases and promote mental health and well-being; strengthen the prevention and treatment of substance abuse; ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive health-care services, including for family planning, information and education, and integrate 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; reduce the number of deaths and illnesses from hazardous chemicals and air, water and soil contamination; implement the Convention on Tobacco Control; support the research and development of vaccines and medicines for the communicable and noncommunicable diseases that primarily affect developing countries, and provide access to medicines for all, particularly to affordable essential medicines and vaccines for those in developing countries; increase health financing and the development and retention of the health workforce in developing countries; and strengthen the capacity for early warning, risk reduction and management of national and global health risks