top of page

Role of Education in Achieving SDG3 for India: Dr. Anjum Nazir Qureshi

The sustainable development goal (SDG) 03 ensures good health for everyone and promotes well-being. The health issues faced by the countries are different. Some developing countries are trying to deal with the issues like malnourishment, early pregnancies, and infant mortality. Developing countries on the other hand are finding it difficult to deal with chronic diseases like cancer, diabetes, and mental illness.

Some of the challenges observed in the health care sector in India are: (i) Lack of awareness for health (ii) Lack of access to health care (iii) Lack of workforce (iv) Costly treatments and diagnostics and (v) lack of accountability. Education is considered to be the k