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 Type III

Asian Hope

2000 Denver CO USA N

Asian Hospital Federation

AHF 1971 Seoul Korea Rep D

Asian Hyperbaric and Diving Medical Association

AHDMA 2005 Singapore Singapore D

Asian Medical Education Association

AMEA 2001 Hong Kong Hong Kong D

Asian Medical Students Association

AMSA 1980 Tengah Indonesia D

Asian Network on Standardization and Harmonization in Laboratory Medicine

ANCLS 1999 Seoul Korea Rep F

Asian Neuro-Ophthalmology Society

ASNOS Tokyo Japan D

Asian Neurogastroenterology and Motility Association

ANMA 2008 Lucknow India D

Asian Nutrition Society for Sports and Health

ANSSH 2015 D

Asian Oceania Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine

AOSPRM Kowloon Hong Kong E

Asian Oceanian Child Neurology Association

AOCNA 1983 Kawasaki Japan D

Asian Oncology Nursing Society

AONS 2013 Seoul Korea Rep D

Asian Pacific Association for Lasers in Medicine and Surgery

APALMS 1985 Seoul Korea Rep D v

Asian Pacific Association for Medical Informatics

APAMI 1986 D

Asian Pacific Organization for Cancer Prevention

APOCP Goyang Korea Rep G

Asian Pacific Society for Medical Mycology

APSMM Tokyo Japan D

Asian Pacific Society for Neurochemistry

APSN 1991 Melbourne Australia D

Asian Pacific Society of Prion Research

APSPR 2011 Sendai Japan D

Asian Pan-Pacific Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition

APPSPGHAN 1976 Taipei Taiwan D

Asian Paralympic Committee

APC 2002 Sharjah United Arab Emirates D

Asian Pediatric Nephrology Association

AsPNA 1989 Karnataka India D

Asian People's Disability Alliance

APDA 1988 Wembley UK G

Asian periOpeRative Nurses Association

ASIORNA D

Asian Population and Development Association

APDA 1982 Tokyo Japan G

Asian Population Association

APA 2007 Nakhon Pathom Thailand D

Asian Regional Cooperative Council for Nuclear Medicine

ARCCNM 2001 Seoul Korea Rep E

Asian School of Nuclear Medicine

ASNM 2003 Shanghai China E

Asian Society for Adapted Physical Education and Exercise

ASAPE 1986 Gyeongsan Korea Rep E

Asian Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions

ASCAPAP 1996 Kobe Japan D Professional Bodies

Asian Society for Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

ASCPaLM 2002 D

Asian Society for Emergency Medicine

ASEM 1998 Singapore Singapore D

Asian Society for Hyperthermic Oncology

ASHO Nara Japan G

Asian Society for Mitochondrial Research and Medicine

ASMRM 2003 Busan Korea Rep D v

Asian Society for Neuro-Oncology

ASNO Saitama Japan D

Asian Society for Neuroanesthesia and Critical Care

ASNACC 2006 Busan Korea Rep D

Asian Society for Pediatric Research

ASPR Fukuoka Japan D

Asian Society of Conservation Medicine

ASCM Seoul Korea Rep D

Asian Society of Gynecologic Oncology

ASGO 2009 Seoul Korea Rep D v

Asian Society of Head and Neck Oncology

ASHNO 2008 Taipei Taiwan D

Asian Society of Kinesiology

ASK 2016 Seoul Korea Rep D

Asian Society of Lifestyle Medicine

ASLM New York NY Hong Kong D

Asian Society of Paediatric Anaesthesiologists

ASPA 1999 Singapore Singapore D

Asian Society of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

ASPID 1994 Manila Philippines D

Asian Society of Uro-Oncology

APSU 1988 Singapore Singapore D

Asian Spinal Cord Network

ASCoN 2001 Enniskillen UK F

Asian Strategic Alliance for Pneumococcal Disease Prevention

ASAP 2007 Singapore Singapore D

Asian Stroke Forum

ASF S c Conference Series

Asian-Australasian Federation of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology

AAFITN 1994 Beijing China D

Asian-Australasian Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery

AASPN 2013 Seoul Korea Rep D

Asian-Australasian Society of Neurological Surgeons

AASNS 1964 Singapore Singapore D

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