ENSURE HEALTHY LIVES AND PROMOTE WELL-BEING FOR ALL AT ALL AGES

Geneva, home of the World Health Assembly, is a centre for global health and wellness expertise and experience on topics including non-communicable diseases (NCDs), AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, neglected tropical diseases, vaccination, universal health coverage and many more.

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The UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) has developed an e-course on the linkages between climate change and health that includes 55 publications, 38 fact sheets and 13 online learning resources making it simple for users to improve their knowledge on the topic

The Global Health Centre at the Graduate Institute provides a better understanding of the shifting power balance in global health – for example, the increasing infuence of emerging economies and the powerful role played by new foundations, the private sector and non-governmental organizations. It’s work focuses on global health governance and diplomacy

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The health of people (SDG 3) is greatly affected by a number of contributing factors including the food they have access to (SDG 2), environmental conditions such as pollution, weather, and chemicals (SDG 15, 13, 12), and clean water and sanitation (SDG 6)