Let your students take part in finding solutions to the UN's Sustainable Development Goal 3
- First, your students get to share what they know about health and well-being.
- Your students must then express their opinion about how the situation is in their own country. This is a good starting point for a discussion of the UN's targets in the [insert country] context.
- Your students must then guess the sub-goals. Here you can compare what the students think is important against what the UN's priorities are.
- Finally, students must draw up their own proposals for how they can contribute to the world achieving the UN's Sustainable Development Goal 3 - Good health and well-being
Q: What is good health and well-being? Why is it important?
Q: Do we have good health and well-being in [insert country]?
Q: What do you think is the UN's target for good health and well-being?
UN's goal (only an excerpt)
- By 2030, reduce the global maternal mortality ratio to less than 70 per 100,000 live births
- By 2030, end preventable deaths of newborns and children under 5 years of age, with all countries aiming to reduce neonatal mortality to at least as low as 12 per 1,000 live births and under-5 mortality to at least as low as 25 per 1,000 live births
- By 2030, end the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and neglected tropical diseases and combat hepatitis, water-borne diseases and other communicable diseases
- By 2030, reduce by one third premature mortality from non-communicable diseases through prevention and treatment and promote mental health and well-being
- Strengthen the prevention and treatment of substance abuse, including narcotic drug abuse and harmful use of alcohol
Q: What can you do to help reach the targets for good health and well-being?