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Infographics: Health and disease worldwide

Goal 3 of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is to “Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all people at all ages”. This is a task requires a joint effort by the international community, individual governments, companies, research centres and civil societies.

What is the current state of global health? What are the most common causes of death? Where do people live to the highest ages? And what are the consequences of climate change for our health? Find out more in our infographics “Health and disease worldwide”.

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December 2017

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Ramesh Lalwani
23 August 2018

Excellent this will help me in my teaching and research work on OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND HAZARD topic

Melaku Hailu
7 December 2017

wonderful explanation on the latest world wide information about noncommunicable disease.
I like it, thanks alot.

Andargachew Mulu
7 December 2017

An interesting infographics of health in general and HIV/AIDS in particular. Look still African are highly affected by HIV (70%) but accounting only for 12% of the Global population. Much is needed to avert the spread of HIV in Africa and the rest of the world. Setting Goals is an initial point for change but the pace for setting the Goals and shouting the slogans is much lower than the pace of implementation of the Goals. The commitment of the UN agencies and countries government in setting agendas and passing declaration is not comparable with implementation in real life time. The case of HIV for example is frustrating. Most countries will not achieve will not achieve for example the 90s UN Target. And, perhaps the future feature of HIV across the world in the coming years will be changing negatively because of both the viral and host factors. On one hand, the virus life continues as per its biology and on the other hand, people's life both HIV infected and non-infected continues with high risky behaviors despite adequate knowledge of HIV transmission and prevention. Thus, both UN agencies, Governments and individuals living with and without HIV need to have behavioral changes. The concomitant characteristics of the virus and the people is fueling the biology of the virus and may be the World could be full of HIV variants which are resistance with majority of the existing drugs. Thus, change in behavior, change in habits, change in attitude and practice is important. We need to work on issues related with changes.

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