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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being

Organizations relating to Prevention

International Commission for the Prevention of Alcoholism and Drug Dependency / Silver Spring MD, USA / Est. 1952
International Leprosy Union / Pune, India / Est. 1986
Organisation pour la prévention de la cécité / Paris, France / Est. 1978
Arab Interior Ministers\' Council / Tunis, Tunisia / Est. 1982
Centre européen de prévention des risques / Niort, France / Est. 1997
Convention Concerning Prevention and Control of Occupational Hazards Caused by Carcinogenic Substances and Agents / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1974
Regional Prevention of Maternal Mortality Network / Accra, Ghana / Est. 1988
Amendments to the Protocol for the Prevention of Pollution of the Mediterranean Sea by Dumping from Ships and Aircraft / Est. 1995
Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology / Baltimore MD, USA / Est. 1979
Nordic Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect / Saudarkrókur, Iceland / Est. 1998
Comité Latinoamericano para la Prevención de Lavado de Activos y el Financiamiento del Terrorismo / Bogota, Colombia
International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War / Malden MA, USA / Est. 1980
International Scientific and Professional Advisory Council of the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Programme / Milan, Italy / Est. 1991
Francophone Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation / Tracy le Mont, France
Central American HIV/AIDS Prevention Project / Guatemala, Guatemala / Est. 1996
Protocol of 1997 to Amend the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as Modified by the Protocol of 1978 Relating Thereto / London, UK / Est. 1997
Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment / Akureyri, Iceland / Est. 1993
Australasian College of Advancement in Medicine / Glen Osmond, Australia / Est. 1995
International Symposium Loss Prevention and Safety Promotion in the Process Industries
International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect / Aurora CO, USA / Est. 1977
Revision of Agreement of Madrid of 14 Apr 1891 for the Prevention of False Indications of Origin on Goods / Est. 1911
African Network for Prevention and Protection Against Child Abuse and Neglect / Nairobi, Kenya / Est. 1986
United Nations Asia and Far East Institute for the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders / Tokyo, Japan / Est. 1961
International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution of the Sea by Oil / Est. 1954
European Neuromuscular Centre / Baarn, Netherlands / Est. 1989

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World Problems relating to Prevention

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Restrictions on freedom of information
Commercialization of crime-prevention
Vulnerability of high technology systems
Inadequate safeguards against fire
Failure to repatriate human remains
Discrimination against men in parental rights

Action Strategies relating to Prevention

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Preventing exposure to environmental hazards
Preventing child abuse
Preventing cancer
Reducing occupational risk in the mining industry
Preventing occupational accidents
Banning tobacco sales to children
Developing tobacco control
Campaigning against war
Preventing air pollution from aircraft
Combatting ozone depletion
Using vaccines to prevent communicable diseases
Preventing disease
Preventing further incidence of AIDS
Preserving genetic diversity
Providing public health services
Opposing environmentally destructive forces
Teaching basic health practices
Preventing water-related disease transmission in recreational water
Preventing computer infringement of intellectual property rights
Strengthening cooperative security measures
Controlling drug abuse
Managing crises
Developing early warning disaster systems
Preventing terrorism
Preventing production of hazardous wastes

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