SDG #3-Good Health and Well-Being

Sustainable Development Goal 13: Ensuring healthy lives and promoting the well-being for all at all ages is essential to sustainable development. Significant strides have been made in increasing life expectancy and reducing some of the common killers associated with child and maternal mortality.  However, many more efforts are needed to fully eradicate a wide range of diseases and address many different persistent and emerging health issues.

Norwegian man takes an ice-cold bathResilience
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Five Strategies for Building Mental Resilience

Resilience is the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats, or significant sources of stress. Eirliani Abdul Rahman has five ways to build resilience.

The Wellbeing ProjectChange
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When You Burn Out While Changing the World

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Tomas BjörkmanHe is an entrepreneur-turned-philanthropist.
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Leading from the Edge of the Unknown

How can we build a more equitable society that is looking after our planet? Tomas Björkman may have some answers to this question.

Wasan IslandCanada
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This Island Is a Universe of Its Own

“You leave something behind and open yourself up to a new experience.” People have come to Wasan Island for ages to connect with nature and ultimately with themselves.

Capoeira in Al Raqqa, SyriaRefugee
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How to Achieve Localization in the Aid Sector

If you want to disrupt the aid sector, try to shake more hands and do less paperwork. Tarek Alsaleh on how to build real partnerships to help people in need.

Eirliani Abdul RahmanArctic
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Why This Woman Is Going to the South Pole

Minus 48 degrees Celsius, polar bears, pulling a 190-pound sled on skies: Why did Eirliani Abdul Rahman chose the South Pole for her expedition?

Eirliani Abdul Rahman has to eat dried food during her mission.Eirliani Abdul Rahman is a BMW Foundation Responsible Leader.
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On Orange Juice, Pizza & Other Comfort Foods

Eirliani Abdul Rahman is not new to dealing with harsh conditions, having trained in gale force winds in Arctic Canada. But her craving for fresh fruit often becomes unbearable.

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