In Sustainable Development Goals

Learn more about SDG 3

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages:

A clean environment is essential for human health and well-being.

On the other hand, air and water pollution as well as poor management of hazardous chemicals and waste contribute to undermine health.

Natural disasters and environmental shocks can have substantial impact on health, including deaths, injuries, diseases, disabilities, psychosocial problems and other indirect effects with damage to health facilities and disruption to the delivery of health services over extended periods of time.

Targets linked to the environment:

  • Target 3.9: By 2030, substantially reduce the number of deaths and illnesses from hazardous chemicals and air, water and soil pollution and contamination