Health and Nutrition

Tackling issues in human wellbeing: physical and psychological health; and ensuring sufficient nutritious food and clean water

Why it matters

  • More than five million children die before their fifth birthday each year, nearly half because of poor nutrition.
  • Globally, one in nine people is undernourished - 815 million.
  • The World Economic Forum considers water scarcity one of mankind's biggest risks.
  • It already affects more than 40% of people and is projected to rise.
  • Almost 1,000 children die every day from water and sanitation-related diseases.

Global Visionaries focused on Health and Nutrition:

This theme includes the following UN Sustainable Development Goals:

UN Sustainable Development Goals

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