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A Spatial Perspective at SDG 3 on Good Health and Well-Being

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Editor: BBSR Series: BBSR-Analysen KOMPAKT Issue: 11/2020 Published: November 2020 ISBN: 978-3-87994-768-3 ISSN: 2193-5017 URN: urn:nbn:de:101:1-2020121613262266231525 Language: English


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Europa, Deutschland und Indien – SDG 3 "Gesundheit und Wohlergehen" in räumlicher Perspektive

Responding to crucial challenges in urban and rural development the United Nations decided on the New Urban Agenda and on the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This publication checks the progress made in implementing the New Urban Agenda against the SDGs and vice versa.

In order to understand the spatial patterns, a national and supranational spatial perspective is taken on some of the SDGs. Given the significance of good health
and well-being – particularly with regard to pandemics – SDG 3 thus covers:

  • Life expectancy at birth and teenage parenthood
  • Medical practitioners and hospital beds
  • Infant and toddler mortality

Antonia Milbert ( )
Dr. André Müller ( )


Joint foreword

  • Introduction
  • Life expectancy at birth
  • Teenage parenthood
  • Medical practitioners
  • Hospital beds
  • Infant mortality
  • Toddler mortality
  • States, capitals and union territories in India
  • States and capitals in Europe
  • Conclusion

This publication is accompanied by two other publications on SDG 4 (13/2020) and SDG 11 (15/2020).

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