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

Save the Children Denmark

1945 Copenhagen Denmark G

Save the Children Federation

SCF 1932 G

Save the Children International

1979 London F y

Save the Children Norway

Redd Barna 1946 Oslo Norway G

Save the Children UK

SC UK 1919 London UK G f

Save the Mothers

STM 2005 Hamilton ON Canada F

Save the Orangutan

Copenhagen Denmark D

Save the People International

SAPI Lausanne G


2004 Frederiksberg Denmark D

Scandiatransplant Association

1968 Aarhus D

Scandinavian Association for Neurogastroenterology and Motility

SAGIM 1987 Aalborg D

Scandinavian Association for the Study of Pain

SASP 1977 D

Scandinavian Association for Thoracic Surgery

SATS 1949 D v

Scandinavian Association of Thoracic Nurses

SATNU 2008 Huddinge Sweden D

Scandinavian College of Neuropsychopharmacology

SCNP 1959 Aarhus Denmark D

Scandinavian Conference of Medical Librarians

Helsinki Finland S c

Scandinavian Epilepsy Congress

Kuopio Finland S c

Scandinavian Federation of Heating, Ventilating and Sanitary Engineering Associations

SCANVAC 1956 Helsinki Finland F

Scandinavian Neuro-Oncology Society

SNOG Umeå Sweden D v

Scandinavian Sarcoma Group

SSG 1979 Lund E

Scandinavian Society for Extracorporeal Technology

SCANSECT 1980 Copenhagen Denmark D

Scandinavian Society for Head and Neck Oncology

SSHNO 1988 Helsinki Finland D v

Scandinavian Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine

SSAI 1950 Helsinki D v

Scandinavian Society of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine

SSCPNM 1981 Lund Sweden D

Scandinavian Society of Neuropathology

1965 Stockholm Sweden D v

School and Cultural Help and Equipment

1993 Saint-Mesmin France G

School Meals Coalition

2021 J g

School Nurses International

SNI 1983 J c

Schools for Health in Europe network foundation

SHE 1991 Haderslev Denmark F f

SCI Foundation

2002 London UK J f

Scientific and Medical Network

SMN 1973 London F v

Scientific Task Force on Avian Influenza and Wild Birds

2005 Bonn Germany F g

SCORE International

1985 Chattanooga TN USA N

Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund

SCIAF 1965 Glasgow UK G f

Scuola Internazionale Ambiente Salute e Sviluppo Sostenibile

SIASS 2004 Arezzo Italy G

SDG Watch Europe

F y

Seafarers UK

1917 London UK N f

SEAMEO Regional Centre for Early Childhood Care Education and Parenting

SEAMEO - CECCEP 2017 Bandung Indonesia E g

SEAMEO Regional Centre for Food and Nutrition

SEAMEO RECFON 1970 Jakarta Indonesia E g

SEAMEO Regional Tropical Medicine and Public Health Network

SEAMEO TROPMED 1967 Bangkok Thailand E g

SEAMEO TROPMED Regional Centre for Microbiology, Parasitology and Entomology

1967 Shah Alam Malaysia E g

SEAMEO TROPMED Regional Centre for Public Health, Hospital Administration, Environmental and Occupational Health

Manila Philippines E g

SEAMEO TROPMED Regional Centre for Tropical Medicine

1994 Bangkok Thailand E g

Secours aux lépreux Canada

SLC 1961 Montréal QC Canada G

Secours catholique - Caritas France

1946 Paris France G

Secretariat for the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer and the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

Ozone Secretariat 1989 Nairobi Kenya E g

Secrétariat international des infirmières et infirmiers de l'espace francophone

SIDIIEF 1998 Montréal QC Canada E y

Secretariat of the Basel Convention

SBC Geneva Switzerland E g

Secretariat of the Minamata Convention on Mercury

Geneva E g

SEE Change Net Foundation

2012 Sarajevo Bosnia-Herzegovina G f