Supporting people and communities to reach their potential and live healthy and happy lives

Sustainable Development Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Projects we support within this impact area must address one or more of the following targets.

a) By 2030, reduce the global maternal mortality ratio to less than 70 per 100,000 live births

b) 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

c) By 2030, reduce by one third premature mortality from non-communicable diseases through prevention and treatment and promote mental health and well-being

d) By 2030, ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive health-care services, including for family planning, information and education, and the integration of reproductive health into national strategies and programmes

e) Substantially increase health financing and the recruitment, development, training and retention of the health workforce in developing countries, especially in least developed countries and small island developing States