Notice: Undefined property: stdClass::$section_nr in /srv/www/html/sustainabledevelopment.un.org/root/content.php on line 285
World Health Organisation (WHO) .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform
World Health Organisation (WHO)
National Voluntary Reviews at the High-level Political Forum
Not available yet
Focal point
Maria Neira
Director
Dept of Public health and Environment
neiram@who.int
Documents & Reports

Partnerships & Commitments
The below is a listing of all partnership initiatives and voluntary commitments where World Health Organisation (WHO) is listed as a partner in the Partnerships for SDGs online platform.
Assisting with disaster relief and climate erosion damages

Understand and develop rapid response to climate change relief, either in disaster scenarios and climate increases, through mapping and advanced data analysisi and technology.

Partners
esri mapping services, UN data, Humanitarian Data Exchange, W.H.O. and World Bank
Sustainable Development Goals
Cap-Net UNDP International Network for Capacity Development in Sustainable Water Management

Cap-Net UNDP is an international global network with a mission to strengthen capacity development in sustainable water management at local level. A global programme under the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), its objective is to support capacity development in a growing process of water sector reforms towards the sustainable management of water in the broad context of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM).

Partners
23 geographic affiliated networks: AGWnet; Awarenet; CB-Hydronet; NBCBN; NileIWRMnet; WA-Net; WaterCap; WaterNet; Arg Cap-Net; Cap-Net Brasil; Caribbean WaterNet; LA-WETnet; REDICA; REMERH Mex Cap-Net; Cap-Net Bangladesh; Cap-Net Lanka; Cap-Net Pakistan; CAR@WAN; SCaN; AguaJaring; CK-Net-INA; MyCDNet; PHIL CAP-NET 7 global thematic networks: SuSanA; IW-Learn; WIN; GWA; WSP; Tiger Africa; Water ...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Food and nutrition security of the department of San Marcos

Affected by the problem of chronic malnutrition and food insecurity in the country, the Guatemalan population faces limitations in being able to fully exercise their rights to food and nutrition, health, water, and sanitation, while perpetuating the cycle of poverty. Guatemala has one of the highest rates of children under nutrition in Latin America. An estimated 66% consists of indigenous children. The SDG-F works in the four municipalities of San Marcos to address this problem with a multidimensional approach based on a higher participation of children, youth, women and men in food securi...[more]

Partners
UN agencies: WHO, FAO, UNICEF and WFP National partners: Ministry of Health and Public Assistance, Ministry of Agriculture, Secretariat of Food Security and Nutrition and Local Government
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Food security and nutrition for children and Salvadoran households (SANNHOS)

National level statistics in El Salvador show that chronic child malnutrition is prevalent and that it begins with limited healthy eating practices for pregnant women and less exclusive breastfeeding.El Salvador’s government has been developing new plans and regulations to tackle food security and nutrition among the most vulnerable Salvadorians. By reconsidering the role of women, the programme aims to increase access to health services and promote women-owned nutrition micro business able to reduce the country high rates of prevalence of under nutrition and obesity.

Partners
UN agencies: FAO, UNICEF, WHO and WFP National partners: National and Local Government and Private Sector organizations. Higher Education institutions and Non Profit Organizations
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS) for the SIDS: GFCS-SIDS

Launched in 2009, the Global Framework for Climate Services is a global partnership of governments and organizations that produce and use climate information and services. GFCS aims to enable society to manage better the risk and opportunities arising from climate variability and change especially for those who are the most vulnerable to climate related hazards by developing and incorporating science-based climate information into planning, policy and practice.

Partners
International Organizations: World Meteorological Organization (WMO), United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), World Health Organization (WHO), World Bank (WB), United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), Uni...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Global Partnership to End Violence against Children

In 2015, world leaders made a commitment to end all forms of violence against children by 2030, as part of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This moment presents an historic opportunity to unite the world behind a global, national and local movement to protect the world’s most precious asset – its children. The Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children and its associated fund were created to help achieve this ambitious undertaking – in every country, every community and every family.

Partners
* UNICEF * World Health Organization (WHO) * UN Women * United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) * United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) * ChildFund Alliance * Plan International * Save the Children * SOS Children's Villages * World Vision * Elevate Children Fund * Various foundations, private sector, leaders of faith, children and young people
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Global Wastewater Initiative (GW2I)

The GW2I is a multi-stakeholder platform which is comprised of UN agencies, international organizations, governments, scientists, private sectors, industries and Major groups and stakeholders to provide the foundations (including information, tools and policy mechanisms) for partnerships to initiate comprehensive, effective and sustained programmes addressing wastewater management.

Partners
AfDB, ADB, DHI-UNEP, FAO, GEF, IAEA, Jacobs U.K. Limited, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, UEMOA, CBD, UNDESA, Prana Sustainable Water Switzerland, UNDP, UNICEF, UNU-INWEH, USEPA, WECF, WHO, Ramsar, IMWI, CUTEC-Institute GmbH, Ecoturismo Y Nuevas Tecnologias, UNIDO, Inter-American Development Bank, UN-Habitat, Fisheries Division Laboratory Antigua, ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainab...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Human Resources for Maternal Health

In 2011, Johnson & Johnson was the first private sector partner to join the Health 4+ (H4+) UN multi-agency collaboration. Together, J&J partnered with the H4+ to strengthen human resources to improve maternal and newborn survival in Ethiopia and Tanzania, two high burden, high priority countries. The program has been in operation for five years, focusing on three priority areas: Pre-service and in-service training for health workers, as well as targeted systems strengthening. Together with H4+ partners, we aim to create lasting improvements in maternal and newborn survival through training, t...[more]

Partners
Johnson & Johnson in collaboration with the Health 4+ (H4+): a joint UN initiative including the World Health Organization, UNFPA, UNICEF, UNDP, World Bank, Governments, and National Universities and training centers in Ethiopia and Tanzania.
Sustainable Development Goals
International Health Partnership and related initiatives (IHP+)

Aligning for better results: IHP+ signatories commit to support a single country-led national health strategy and move towards using country systems.In the context of the SDGs, there is broad consensus to use IHP+ as a platform to also cover coordination and advocacy aspects of support for health systems strengthening in the context of achieving UHC by 2030, including global security and equity. The overall goal of would be “to accelerate progress towards the achievement of UHC by providing a platform for improved coordination of health systems strengthening, advocacy, communication and knowle...[more]

Partners
Countries: Afghanistan, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Comoros, DR of Congo, Djibouti, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Haiti, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Togo, Uganda, Vietnam, Zambia Development partners: Austral...[more]
Sustainable Development Goals
Pacific Partnership for Atoll Water Security

The partnership will facilitate improved knowledge sharing and advocacy between drought-affected Pacific SIDS, relevant development partners, regional and international organisations. It will facilitate the practical sharing of information on water security and drought resilience/preparedness activities undertaken in drought-affected countries, and enable an effective voice of drought-affected atoll nations in international and regional forums.The partnership will support Pacific governments and communities to build the skills, systems and basic infrastructure to better anticipate, respond t...[more]

Partners
SPC; Governments of five Pacific SIDS: the Cook Islands, Kiribati, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Tokelau and Tuvalu; New Zealand Aid Programme; IFRC; UNICEF; NIWA; Australian Bureau of Meteorology; NOAA; SPREP; WHO; UNOCHA
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Pacific Youth Development Framework Partnership (PYDF Partnership)

The Pacific Youth Development Framework (PYDF) is about how regional organisations, governments, community organisations, and society support young people in the Pacific (22 countries and territories) towards safe and healthy lives and sustainable environments, as active social and economic participants in their communities. The framework works towards a vision which is, a sustainable Pacific where all young people are safe, respected, empowered and resilient. Four high-level development outcomes for youth have been determined as regional priorities.These are:1.More young people secure decent...[more]

Partners
SPC (regional coordination), PYC, UNFPA, IPPF, PIFS, WHO, ILO,CYP, FAO, 350 Org, UNICEF, UNDP, SPREP, GIZ
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Paraguay protects, promotes and facilitates effective implementation of the right to food security and nutrition

In recent years, Paraguay has prioritized reducing extreme poverty and child malnutrition. Although extreme poverty has decreased between 1997 and 2013, there has been a significant increase in the levels of inequality in rural areas. Therefore, the SDG-F has been supporting the government of Paraguay in its efforts to identify, at national level, integrated solutions to food security able to ensure a cross-sectoral and inclusive approach in order to engage different actors, such as indigenous and vulnerable rural households, in particularly female- headed families and to produce nutritiou...[more]

Partners
UN agencies: WHO, UNICEF, FAO and WFP National partners: National and local Government, Civil Society organizations and Indigenous organizations
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Strengthening local food systems and capacity building aimed at improving the production and access to safe food for families

In Ecuador, the SDG-F has established Imbabura, an integrated approach to tackle three of the most pressing challenges in the country, namely building income opportunities for small farmers-owned production units, overhauling the country local food production for better access to safe, affordable and nutritious food and fighting malnutrition and anemia.

Partners
UN agencies: FAO, WFP, UNICEF and WHO National partners: Ministry of Public Health, Ministry of Agriculture, Local Government and Private Sector organizations.
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
United Nations Pacific Interagency Task Force on Noncommunicable Disease Prevention and Control (UN PIATF)

The UN PIATF coordinates the activities of the relevant United Nations funds, programmes and specialized agencies in the Pacific to support the realization of the commitments made by Heads of State and Government in the UN Political Declaration on NCDs, the commitments made by Pacific Ministers of Health in the Honiara and Apia Communiqus and the declaration of a NCD crisis in the Pacific issued by Pacific island Forum Leaders at their 42nd meeting in Auckland, New Zealand in 2011. The partnership works toward supporting Pacific island countries and areas in achieving the global and Pacific sp...[more]

Partners
Membership of the task force is open to UN system agencies, funds and programmes in the Pacific region. This includes: - World Health Organization (WHO) - United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) - International Labour Organization (ILO) - United Nations Populati...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals