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3.4.2 Suicide Mortality

Definition

Number of suicide deaths per 100,000 individuals in a given population.

Data Source(s)

World Health Organization, Global Health Observatory Data Repository. Retrieved from “http://apps.who.int/gho/data/?theme=main

 
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3.4.2 Suicide Mortality in the Sustainable Development Goals

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

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

Ensuring healthy lives and promoting the well-being for all at all ages is essential to sustainable development. Significant strides have been made in increasing life expectancy and reducing some of the common killers associated with child and maternal mortality. Major progress has been made on increasing access to clean water and sanitation, reducing malaria, tuberculosis, polio and the spread of HIV/AIDS. However, many more efforts are needed to fully eradicate a wide range of diseases and address many different persistent and emerging health issues.

Related 3.4.2 Suicide Mortality Targets

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