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For the United Nations Sustainable Cities Initiative, Goal #3 is good health and well-being.

For Baltimore, the indicators identified by the University of Baltimore to date for this goal are as follows:

Number of Drug- and Alcohol-Related Emergency Department Visits per 1,000 Residents

This measure includes emergency department visits related to consumption of alcohol, benzodiazepines, cocaine, heroin, opioids, and other potential substances of abuse.



Average Life Expectancy

The average number of years a newborn can expect to live, assuming he or she experiences the currently prevailing rates of death through their lifespan.                  



Infant Mortality Rate per 1,000 Residents

The infant mortality rate is the number of deaths of infants under one year old per 1,000 live births.



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Goal 3 Global Targets

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

3.2 By 2030, end preventable deaths of newborns and children under 5 years of age.

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.

3.4 By 2030, reduce by one-third pre-mature mortality from non-communicable diseases through prevention and treatment, and promote mental health and wellbeing.

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

3.6 By 2030, halve global deaths from road traffic accidents.

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.

3.8 Achieve universal health coverage (UNC), 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.

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

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

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

Learn more about this goal via the United Nations.



Last Published 2/23/17