The YAD-Pakistan’s response towards SDG: 3: Good Health and Well Being
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages in Pakistan with fully inclusive of women, girls, minorities, youth & persons with disabilities By incorporating health services and health specialists, YAD-Pakistan tackle the health challenges and opportunities underlying intersectoral interventions, to promotes positive changes in sub national and national health & health related policies in Pakistan.
  • To reduce the Pakistan maternal mortality ratio to less as possible, end preventable deaths of newborns and children fewer than 5 years of age, aiming to reduce neonatal mortality to at least as low as possible in Pakistan
  • To reduce the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, STIs, PPH, and neglected tropical diseases and combat hepatitis, water borne diseases and other communicable diseases in Pakistan
  • Reduce non-communicable diseases through prevention and treatment and promote mental health and well-being in Pakistan
  • Strengthen the prevention and treatment of substance abuse, including narcotic drug abuse and harmful use of alcohol in Pakistan
  • Ensuring road safety and reduce the number of deaths and injuries from road traffic accidents in Pakistan
  • To ensure access to sexual and reproductive health-care services, SRHR, including for family planning, population welfare, safe abortion, LSBE, information and education, and the integration of reproductive health into national curriculums, syllabus, strategies and programmes, to end health related stigma and discrimination as well as abortion stigma in Pakistan
  • To Achieve universal health coverage, including financial risk protection, access to quality essential health-care services and access to safe, effective, quality and affordable essential medicines and vaccines for all as well as diverse, inclusive, discrimination free and human rights based health in Pakistan
  • Reduce the number of deaths and illnesses from hazardous chemicals and air, water and soil pollution and contamination in Pakistan
  • Strengthen the implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in Pakistan
  • Increase health financing and the recruitment, development, training and retention of the health workforce in Pakistan
  • Strengthen the capacity of all stakeholders for early warning, risk reduction and management of national and global health risks in Pakistan
  • Work on clean environment that is essential for human health and well-being, decreasing air and water pollution, proper management of hazardous chemicals and waste to reduce contribution to undermine health in Pakistan
  • To Combat natural disasters and environmental shocks including deaths, injuries, diseases, disabilities, psychosocial problems and other indirect effects with damage to health facilities and disruption to the delivery of health services over extended periods of time in Pakistan