SDG 3: Good health and well-being, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
In 2020, WHO and UNV joined forces with the aim of recruiting 100 women to improve people’s health and well-being on the continent, while also promoting gender equality in Africa.  Thanks to this initiative, 77 UN Volunteer Health Champions are actively participating in the work of the World Health Organization (WHO). I am particularly appreciative of their actions during the COVID-19 response and other emergencies in the Africa Region. With diverse skill sets and competencies, they are also helping us sustain gains made in terms of our health priorities.  
13 May 2022
West and Central Africa
Success stories
SDG 3: Good health and well-being, SDG 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Kristian Yudhianto serves in Indonesia's second-largest city, Surabaya, in East Java. As a Health Officer, his primary responsibility is to support the COVID-19 vaccination programme in the city and across eight districts. He works with other public health professionals to carefully analyze immunization data and help with logistical planning and vaccine readiness assessments.
23 December 2021
Asia and the Pacific
Success stories
SDG 1: No poverty, SDG 3: Good health and well-being, SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Since joining the UNICEF Kenya team in 2018, I have had a chance to provide communication support for several programmes, contributing to my professional and personal growth. Most importantly, I have been able to impact the lives of children and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic.
15 October 2021
East and Southern Africa
Success stories
SDG 3: Good health and well-being, SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
26 August 2021
Arab States
Multimedia
SDG 3: Good health and well-being, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Oleksandra Malukalo joined the UN Resident Coordinator's Office in Ukraine as a national UN Volunteer last year. She is among national UN Volunteers deployed in 79 countries and with 18 UN entities through an investment of the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme. UNV dedicated US $2 million for this purpose from its Special Voluntary Fund* (SVF), a flexible multi-donor fund that allows UNV to provide timely and strategic investments.
20 April 2021
Europe and the CIS
Success stories
SDG 3: Good health and well-being, SDG 11: Sustainable cities and communities, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
I joined WHO Botswana through the WHO/UNV Africa Women Health Champions programme.*&nbs
14 April 2021
East and Southern Africa
Success stories
SDG 3: Good health and well-being, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) has been working with the Ministry of Health to support the country's preparedness to receive vaccines and rollout vaccination.
09 April 2021
Asia and the Pacific
Success stories
SDG 3: Good health and well-being, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
07 April 2021
Asia and the Pacific
Publications
SDG 3: Good health and well-being, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Now a year into the pandemic, global health matters have become the most important issue facing peace and development worldwide. Indeed, as a part of the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development, good health and wellbeing are crucial not only for those in need, but also for a more prosperous and sustainable world. "No country will be safe from COVID-19 until all countries are safe." --UN Secretary-General António Guterres
06 April 2021
Global
Success stories
SDG 3: Good health and well-being, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
06 April 2021
Latin America and the Caribbean
Publications