Less than 50% population have access to essential health services

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 World Health Statistics 2018

Less than 50% population have
access to essential health services

13 million people most in low income countries die every
year from cardiovascular disease, chronic respiratory
disease, diabetes and cancer

GENEVA: This year’s World Health Statistics: Monitoring Health for the SDGs has now been published by the World Health Organization. This publication provides an annual snapshot of the state of the world’s health. The 2018 edition highlights that, while remarkable progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals has been made in some areas, progress has stalled in others and the gains that have been made could easily be lost.

The latest data show that:

Some of the targets fixed for 2030 are as under:

Significantly reduce all forms of violence and related death rates everywhere build on existing initiatives to develop measurements of progress on sustainable development that complement gross domestic product, and support statistical capacity-building in developing countries(PR)