Global Civil Society & the UN Sustainable Development Goals

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

Good Health & Well-Being

Ensuring healthy lives and promoting the well-being at all ages is essential to sustainable development.

Significant strides have been made in increasing life expectancy and reducing some of the common killers associated with child and maternal mortality, but working towards achieving the target of less than 70 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births by 2030 would require improvements in skilled delivery care.

Achieving the target of reducing premature deaths due to incommunicable diseases by 1/3 by the year 2030 would also require more efficient technologies for clean fuel use during cooking and education on the risks of tobacco.

Many more efforts are needed to fully eradicate a wide range of diseases and address many different persistent and emerging health issues. By focusing on providing more efficient funding of health systems, improved sanitation and hygiene, increased access to physicians and more tips on ways to reduce ambient pollution, significant progress can be made in helping to save the lives of millions.

Name Acronym Founded City HQ Country/Territory HQ Type I Type II

Association for Aid and Relief - Japan

AAR 1979 Tokyo Japan G

Association for an Integral Health and Citizenship of Latin America and the Caribbean

Quito Ecuador D

Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International

AAALAC International 1965 Frederick MD USA G y

Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies

ABCT 1966 York NY USA G

Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health

ACAMH 1956 London UK G

Association for Common European Nursing Diagnoses, Interventions and Outcomes

ACENDIO 1995 Rome Italy D

Association for Dental Education in Europe

ADEE 1974 Dublin Ireland D

Association for Emergency Aid and Solidarity Development Cooperation

1992 Frankfurt-Main Germany G

Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology

AEPC 1963 Geneva Switzerland D v

Association for Experiential Education

AEE 1972 St Petersburg FL USA C

Association for Health Information and Libraries in Africa

AHILA 1980 D

Association for Medical Education in Europe

AMEE 1972 Dundee UK D

Association for Medical Education in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

AMEEMR Riyadh Saudi Arabia D

Association for Nordic Dialysis and Transplant Personnel

1972 Helsinki Finland D v

Association for Paediatric Education in Europe

APEE 1970 Bordeaux France D

Association for Population / Family Planning Libraries and Information Centers - International

APLIC International 1968 Research Triangle Park NC USA G v

Association for Pre- and Perinatal Psychology and Health

APPPAH 1983 Forestville CA USA G

Association for Psychological Science

APS 1988 Washington DC USA D

Association for Security in HealthCare Information Systems

ASHCS Brussels Belgium J

Association for Social and Medical Action and Education

ASMAE 1982 Brussels Belgium G

Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe

AAATE 1995 Linz Austria D

Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine

AAAM 1957 Barrington IL USA G

Association for the Rational Treatment of Fractures

ARTOF 1997 London UK D

Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness

ASSC 1994 London UK C

Association for the Study of African American Life and History

ASALH 1915 Washington DC USA G

Association for the Study of Neurons and Diseases

AND Toronto ON Canada G

Association François-Xavier Bagnoud

FXB International 1989 Geneva Switzerland G

Association Francophone de Formation et Recherche en Thérapie Comportementale et Cognitive

AFFORTHECC Chavanod France J

Association Francophone de l'Après Cancer du Sein


Association Francophone de Psychologie and Psychopathologie de l'Enfant et de l'Adolescent

APPEA Courbevoie France N

Association francophone des droits de l'homme âgé

AFDHA Reims France G

Association Francophone des Glycogénoses

AFG 1992 Guyancourt France G

Association francophone des utilisateurs de la Classification Internationale des Soins Primaires

CISP Club Beauvoir-sur-Mer France N

Association Francophone Européenne des Diagnostics Interventions Résultats Infirmiers

AFEDI 1991 Brussels Belgium D

Association francophone pour l'enseignement et la recherche en pharmacognosie

AFERP Besançon France N

Association francophone pour la prévention-réadaptation cardiovasculaire

AFPRC Tracy le Mont France D

Association Francophone pour les Soins Oncologiques de Support

AFSOS 2008 Bègles France G

Association générale des intervenants retraités

AGIR-ABCD 1983 Paris France G

Association Internationale de la Femme Marocaine à l'Étranger

AIFME 2008 Sevran France G

Association internationale de la mutualité

AIM 1947 Brussels Belgium D

Association internationale de lutte contre la cybercriminalité

AILCC 2006 Paris France C

Association internationale de recherche scientifique en faveur des personnes handicapées mentales

AIRHM 1988 Orsay France D v

Association Internationale des Acheteurs et Approvisionneurs Publics et Privés de la Santé

ASSIAPS 2008 Trois Rivières QC Canada D

Association internationale des anciens agents, retraités de l'OTAN et de leurs ayants-droits

ARO 1987 Brussels Belgium E v

Association internationale des démographes de langue française

AIDELF 1978 Aubervilliers France C v

Association internationale des écoles supérieures d'éducation physique

AIESEP 1962 Cork Ireland C

Association Internationale des Médecins pour la promotion de l'Education et de la Santé en Afrique

AIMES -AFRIQUE 2005 Lomé Togo D

Association Internationale des Ministères de Guérison

AIMG Oron-la-Ville Switzerland J

Association internationale des Praticiens de la méthode GDS

APGDS Camblain-l'Abbé France D

Association internationale des universités du troisième âge

AIUTA 1973 Toulouse France D