43 million people die every year from pollution and

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Clean energy: is not just about improving the environment. 4.3 million people die every year from pollution and these deaths are entirely preventable. The goal is to make sure every person has access to renewable energy by 2030. 8. Good jobs and Economic Growth: 190 million people are unemployed worldwide. This can be addressed by increasing job availability and equal wealth distribution 9. Innovation and infrastructure: provide the right infrastructure and technology so developing countries can maximize their human and natural resources 10. Reduced Inequalities: reduced the inequalities between age, sex, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion and economic groups 11. Sustainable cities and communities: almost 60% of the global population will live in urban areas by 2030. SDH 11 strives to ensure that human settlements are resilient and sustainable 12. Responsible consumption: the global population is projected to reach ten billion by 2050. SDH 12 promotes sustainable lifestyles to ensure future access to food, water, energy, medicine and more
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13. Protect the planet: climate change has the potential to threaten other efforts towards sustainable development by changing weather patterns and altering food production. SDH 13 aims to increase awareness and convey urgency to world leaders to instigate policies to combat climate change 14. Life below water: marine biodiversity sustains the lives of more than 3 billion people. SDH 14 addresses the need to conserves and protect marine resources and habitats 15. Life on land: preserving biodiversity in plants and animals will prevent land degradation, ecosystem imbalance and food insecurity 16. Peace and Justice: reducing crime, violence and war will greatly reduce the burden of disease around the world. SDH 16 strives towards this goal by stopping the illegal arms and drug trade and increasing transparency of public institutions that keep people safe. 17. Partnerships for the Goals: increasing collaboration will help attain all of these goals. SDH 17 aims to revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development. MODULE 4 – Closing the Gap in Health Political Empowerment - Top down policy: - Bottom-up/grassroots approach: How do roles as an advocate and as a scientist overlap? Advocate - Present a passionate compelling argument based on fact - Quick, but accurate preparation and action are often necessary to take advantage of opportunities - Simplification is preferable - Technical jargon confuses people - Extensive qualifications can blur your message - Too many facts and figures can overwhelm the audience - Limit the number of messages - State your conclusions first, then support them Science - Build your case gradually before presenting conclusions - Several points can be made in a single research paper - Supporting evidence is vital - Extensive qualifications can be necessary for scholarly credibility - Technical language can add greater clarity and precision - Detailed explanations are useful - Hastily prepared presentations can be discredited - Be objective and unbiased Average Life expectancy - Canada: 81 - USA: 79 - Sierra Leone: 46 SDHs of an individual - Health services
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