SDG 3: Good health and well-being

The project came at a crucial time, because in recent years, the state has been failing to control the spread of HIV/AIDS, to the extent that the prevalence of the disease in Tripura has surpassed the national prevalence rate. Add to this societal taboos and misconceptions, and the situation is infinitely compounded.

02 December 2017
Asia and the Pacific
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World Health Day is celebrated every year on 7 April to mark the importance of health for people to be productive and happy.  The day, which  marks the founding of the World Health Organization, provides an occasion to draw worldwide attention each year to a subject of major importance to global health.  

07 April 2014

Guatemala City, Guatemala: I have been working as a UNV Nutritionist with the World Food Programme (WFP) in Guatemala since February 2009. I fell in love with Guatemala - its people and extraordinarily beautiful landscapes - already 16 years ago, and I have been living here since then.

I am very grateful to my home country, Finland, for funding my assignment as a UN Volunteer. I feel privileged to be able to share all the knowledge I acquired in Finland and to help other people have more opportunities in life.

04 February 2011
Latin America and the Caribbean
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