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SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-Being

SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-Being

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Some progress has been made against key mortality measures. Maternal mortality ratios have already fallen below the 2030 target in three-quarters of Pacific countries and territories, and one-half have achieved the under-five mortality rate target of fewer than 25 deaths per 100,000.

The increasing burden of non-communicable diseases, both with respect to the risk of premature mortality and health care costs, is the dominant health issue in the Pacific region. A mixed pattern is found in the two lifestyle risk factors of alcohol and smoking, with three Pacific countries featuring among the top ten world countries in prevalence of current tobacco use among persons aged 15 years and older.

Health worker density remains below WHO guidelines in most countries in the region.

Malaria is still present in three countries (PNG, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu), although the incidence is decreasing due to awareness and preventative measures.

 

Dataset for SDG 3 can be downloaded here

 

 

Target 3.1

By 2030, reduce the global maternal mortality ratio to less than 70 per 100,000 live births

Indicator 3.1.1: Maternal mortality ratio

Metadata for indicator 3.1.1 can be downloaded here

 

Indicator 3.1.2: Proportion of births attended by skilled health personnel

Metadata for indicator 3.1.2 can be downloaded here

Target 3.2

By 2030, end preventable deaths of newborns and children under 5 years of age, with all countries aiming to reduce neonatal mortality to at least as low as 12 per 1,000 live births and under-5 mortality to at least as low as 25 per 1,000 live births 

Indicator 3.2.1: Under-Five Mortality Rate

Metadata for indicator 3.2.1 can be downloaded here

 

Indicator 3.2.2: Neonatal Mortality Rate

Metadata for indicator 3.2.2 can be downloaded here

Target 3.3

By 2030, end the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and neglected tropical diseases and combat hepatitis, water-borne diseases and other communicable diseases

Indicator 3.3.1: Number of New HIV infections per 1,000 Uninfected Population (by sex, age and key populations)

NOTE: this indicator is not one of the 132 indicators in the Pacific SDG indicator subset

 

Indicator 3.3.2: Tuberculosis Incidence per 1,000 Population

Metadata for indicator 3.3.2 can be downloaded here

 

Indicator 3.3.3: Malaria Incidence per 1,000 Population

Metadata for indicator 3.3.3 can be downloaded here

 

Indicator 3.3.4: Hepatitis B Incidence per 100,000 Population

NOTE: this indicator is not one of the 132 indicators in the Pacific SDG indicator subset

 

Indicator 3.3.5: Number of People Requiring Interventions Against Neglected Tropical Diseases

Metadata for indicator 3.3.5 can be downloaded here

Target 3.4

By 2030, reduce by one third premature mortality from non-communicable diseases through prevention and treatment and promote mental health and well-being 

Indicator 3.4.1: Mortality Rate Attributed to Cardiovascular Disease, Cancer, Diabetes or Chronic Respiratory Disease

Metadata for indicator 3.4.1 can be downloaded here

 

Indicator 3.4.2: Suicide mortality rate

NOTE: this indicator is not one of the 132 indicators in the Pacific SDG indicator subset

Target 3.5

Strengthen the prevention and treatment of substance abuse, including narcotic drug abuse and harmful use of alcohol

Indicator 3.5.1: Coverage of treatment interventions (pharmacological, psychosocial and rehabilitation and aftercare services) for substance use disorders

NOTE: this indicator is not one of the 132 indicators in the Pacific SDG indicator subset

 

Indicator 3.5.2: Harmful use of alcohol, defined according to the national context as alcohol per capita consumption (aged 15 years and older) within a calendar year in litres of pure alcohol

Metadata for indicator 3.5.2 can be downloaded here

Target 3.6

By 2020, halve the number of global deaths and injuries from road traffic accidents 

Indicator 3.6.1: Death rate due to road traffic injuries

NOTE: this indicator is not one of the 132 indicators in the Pacific SDG indicator subset

Target 3.7

By 2030, ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive health-care services, including for family planning, information and education, and the integration of reproductive health into national strategies and programmes

Indicator 3.7.1: Proportion of women of reproductive age (aged 15-49 years) who have their need for family planning satisfied with modern methods

Metadata for indicator 3.7.1 can be downloaded here

 

Indicator 3.7.2: Adolescent birth rate (aged 10-14 years; aged 15-19 years) per 1,000 women in that age group

Metadata for indicator 3.7.2 can be downloaded here

Target 3.8

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

Indicator 3.8.1: Coverage of essential health services (defined as the average coverage of essential services based on tracer interventions that include reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health, infectious diseases, non-communicable diseases and service capacity and access, among the general and the most disadvantaged population)

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Metadata for indicator 3.8.1 can be downloaded here

 

Indicator 3.8.2: Proportion of population with large household expenditures on health as a share of total household expenditure or income

NOTE: this indicator is not one of the 132 indicators in the Pacific SDG indicator subset

Target 3.9

By 2030, substantially reduce the number of deaths and illnesses from hazardous chemicals and air, water and soil pollution and contamination

Indicator 3.9.1: Mortality rate attributed to household and ambient air pollution

NOTE: this indicator is not one of the 132 indicators in the Pacific SDG indicator subset

 

Indicator 3.9.2: Mortality rate attributed to unsafe water, unsafe sanitation and lack of hygiene (exposure to unsafe Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for All (WASH) services)

Metadata for indicator 3.9.2 can be downloaded here

 

Indicator 3.9.3: Mortality rate attributed to unintentional poisoning

NOTE: this indicator is not one of the 132 indicators in the Pacific SDG indicator subset

Target 3.A

Strengthen the implementation of the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in all countries, as appropriate 

Indicator 3.A.1: Age-standardized prevalence of current tobacco use among persons aged 15 years and older

NOTE: this indicator is not one of the 132 indicators in the Pacific SDG indicator subset

Target 3.B

Support the research and development of vaccines and medicines for the communicable and non-communicable diseases that primarily affect developing countries, provide access to affordable essential medicines and vaccines, in accordance with the Doha Declaration on the TRIPS Agreement and Public Health, which affirms the right of developing countries to use to the full the provisions in the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights regarding flexibilities to protect public health, and, in particular, provide access to medicines for all 

Indicator 3.B.1: Proportion of the population with access to affordable medicines and vaccines on a sustainable basis

NOTE: this indicator is not one of the 132 indicators in the Pacific SDG indicator subset

 

Indicator 3.B.2: Total net official development assistance to medical research and basic health sectors

NOTE: this indicator is not one of the 132 indicators in the Pacific SDG indicator subset

Target 3.C

Substantially increase health financing and the recruitment, development, training and retention of the health workforce in developing countries, especially in least developed countries and small island developing States 

Indicator 3.C.1: Health worker density and distribution

NOTE: this indicator is not one of the 132 indicators in the Pacific SDG indicator subset

Target 3.D

Strengthen the capacity of all countries, in particular developing countries, for early warning, risk reduction and management of national and global health risks

Indicator 3.D.1: International Health Regulations (IHR) capacity and health emergency preparedness

NOTE: this indicator is not one of the 132 indicators in the Pacific SDG indicator subset