SDG 3: HEALTH & WELLNESS

Sustainable Development Goal3(SDG3) Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages. Ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being at all ages is essential to sustainable development. SDG 3 aspires to ensure health and well-being for all, including a bold commitment to end the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and other communicable diseases by 2030. It also aims to achieve universal health coverage, and provide access to safe and effective medicines and vaccines for all.

The United Arab Emirates is committed to the health of people and the SDG3 for this reason has developed different strategies seeking to make health a public right and guarantee health to all people in society, achieve universal health coverage, 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. Support the research and development of vaccines and medicines for the communicable and noncommunicable diseases that primarily affect developing countries, provide access to affordable essential medicines and vaccines, in accordance with the Doha Declaration on the TRIPS Agreement and Public Health, which affirms the right of developing countries to use to the full the provisions in the Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights regarding flexibilities to protect public health, and, in particular, provide access to medicines for all.

Canadian University Dubai shares its health resources with students, staff and vulnerable communities in Dubai in this way making a positive impact on people and their health and well-being. CUD frequently carries out different events aimed at improving the health of all the people in the community, additionally CUD carries out awareness campaigns on different health issues, the University carries out sporting events that involve the entire community with the purpose of generating spaces. Each year CUD intends to continue contributing to SDG3 in a more active way.