Bayan M. Qandil

From My Perspective…

What are the 2016 most important global health issues?

My answer to What are the 2016 most important global health issues? Answer by Bayan Qandil: The United Nations put together the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), dubbed “17 Goals to Transform Our World”[1]. They are 17 goals with 169 targets that all UN members states have agreed to try and achieve by 2030. SDG #3, titled Ensure healthy lives and promoting well-being for all at all ages, is focused on health. However almost all of the other goals are directly related to health as well. The World Health Organization has aligned with those goals. Their new agenda, which builds on […]