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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being

Organizations relating to Prevention

Network of African Medical Anthropologists / Est. 1992
Association internationale pour la prévention de vol de bateaux
International Commission for the Prevention of Alcoholism and Drug Dependency / Silver Spring MD, USA / Est. 1952
European Project AIDS and Mobility / Est. 1991
International Leprosy Union / Pune, India / Est. 1986
Arab Bureau for Prevention of Crime
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
World Warning Agency for Satellites
Francophone Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation / Tracy le Mont, France
Central American HIV/AIDS Prevention Project / Guatemala, Guatemala / Est. 1996
Global Alliance for the Prevention of Alcohol-Related Harm Internationally / Est. 1995
Caribbean Association for the Rehabilitation of the Disabled / Est. 1981
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
FIPIAD - International Association for Prevention, Information on Existing Alternatives, and for Progress of the Knowledge of Health Matters / Est. 1977
Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment / Akureyri, Iceland / Est. 1993

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World Problems relating to Prevention

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Inadequate safeguards against fire
Birth prevention
Vulnerability of high technology systems
Unhygienic conditions
Inadequate early warning of disasters
Inadequate prevention of disabilities
Excessive cost of effective prosecution of offenders
Inadequate prevention of crime
Inhibition of collective behaviour of herd animals
Unpractised dental prevention
Ineffective prevention of terrorism
Inadequate health control
Failure to repatriate human remains
Corporate unaccountability for disaster prevention
False bomb warnings
Dismissal of workers to prevent legal strike action
Backlash against repeated warnings
Inadequate disaster prevention and mitigation
Discrimination against men in parental rights
Ignorance of health and hygiene
Restrictions on freedom of information
Commercialization of crime-prevention
Protracted pre-trial internment
Prevention of the exchange of ideas
Lack of savings structures

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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