SDG Intro

Goal 3: Good health & well-being
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Many more people today are living healthier lives than in the past decade. Nevertheless, people are still suffering needlessly from preventable diseases, and too many are dying prematurely. Overcoming disease and ill health will require concerted and sustained efforts, focusing on population groups and regions that have been neglected.

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Cape Peninsula University of Technology

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Cape Peninsula University of Technology

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Wits Commercial Enterprise

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North-West University

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North-West University

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North-West University

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