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Good Health and Well-Being

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  • Good Health and Well-being
  • Policy and Reports
  • Collaborations for Health care
  • Convoys
  • Awareness Campaigns
  • Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare Support
  • psychological counseling center

SDG 3 is to: "Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages".[36] Significant strides have been made in increasing life expectancy and reducing some of the common causes of child and maternal mortality. Between 2000 and 2016, the worldwide under-five mortality rate decreased by 47 percent (from 78 deaths per 1,000 live births to 41 deaths per 1,000 live births).[33] Still, the number of children dying under age five is very high: 5.6 million in 2016.

A 2018 study in the journal Nature found that while "nearly all African countries demonstrated improvements for children under 5 years old for stunting, wasting, and underweight... much, if not all of the continent will fail to meet the Sustainable Development Goal target—to end malnutrition by 2030".

SDG 3 has 13 targets and 28 indicators to measure progress toward targets. The first nine targets are "outcome targets". Those are: reduction of maternal mortality; ending all preventable deaths under five years of age; fight communicable diseases; ensure reduction of mortality from non-communicable diseases and promote mental health; prevent and treat substance abuse; reduce road injuries and deaths; grant universal access to sexual and reproductive carefamily planning and education; achieve universal health coverage; and reduce illnesses and deaths from hazardous chemicals and pollution. The four "means to achieving" SDG 3 targets are: implement the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control; support research, development and universal access to affordable vaccines and medicines; increase health financing and support health workforce in developing countries; and improve early warning systems for global health risks.

Development convoys aim to reach all services to the neediest areas, and are considered an effective development work in empowering marginalized and disadvantaged groups. By providing various educational, medical and developmental services, the Adult Education Center at Ain Shams University has participated in all the convoys organized by the Community Service and Environmental Development Sector at Ain Shams University, and the following is a statement of the development convoys.  more information 

The Community Service and Environmental Development Affairs Sector at Ain Shams University organized community campaigns in cooperation with some faculties of the university and external entities more information