The SDG Impact of COVID-19 podcast series gathers expert opinion exploring the impact of COVID-19 on the Sustainable Development Goals. In this segment, we get the view of Joan Walley, Chair of the Aldersgate Group and former Labour MP.
A Commission on dementia prevention, intervention, and care, in the context of SDG 3, focusing specifically on individual-level and policy-level interventions for modifying risk factors to prevent or delay onset, tackling inequalities, providing holistic post-diagnostic care, managing neuropsychiatric symptoms, and caring for family carers.
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The Lancet, Volume 396, Issue 10247, 1–7 August 2020, Pages 301-302

This news report addresses SDGs 3 and 5 by highlighting how the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a global surge in violence against women and girls. The report highlights that lack of access to sexual and reproductive health services during the lockdown and thereafter could result in up to 7 million unintended pregnancies worldwide, and up to 2·7 million unsafe abortions and 11 000 pregnancy-related deaths.
This book chapter advances SDG 3 and 6 by exploring the feasibility/design implications for coastal reservoirs based on estimation of runoff, detailed assessment of water demand and estimation of water quality.
Dr. Dr. Dênis Pires de Lima, 2017 first prize winner of the Elsevier Foundation-ISC3 Green & Sustainable Chemistry Challenge
In 2017, Dr. Dênis Pires de Lima from the Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, was awarded the first prize of € 50,000 for his project “From Cashews to castor oil, combating mosquito-borne diseases.” Contributing to SDGs 3 and 15, Dr. Pires de Lima and his team’s project promoted the use of natural waste from locally sourced cashew nuts and castor oil, to produce environmentally friendly insecticides against mosquitoes carrying Zika and Dengue fever — a sustainable alternative to conventional, substantially toxic insecticides. Three years later, we interviewed Dr. about his experience as a winner of the Green Sustainable Chemistry Challenge, as well as the upcoming steps for his winning project.
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Starting At the Beginning, Laying the Foundation for Lifelong Mental Health, 2020, Pages 31-42

This chapter addresses Goal 3 by exploring stressors that adversely affect healthy cultural identification and adjustment in children causing mental health disparities.
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Starting At the Beginning, Laying the Foundation for Lifelong Mental Health, 2020, Pages 239-272

This chapter addresses Goal 3 by discussing child-relevant mental health policies.
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Surveying the Covid-19 Pandemic and its Implications, Urban Health, Data Technology and Political Economy, 2020, Pages 129-139

This chapter explores how data science and technology has been key in fighting COVID-19 through early detection and in the devising of tools for containing the spread. The goal of SDG 3.3 is to end the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and neglected tropical diseases and combat hepatitis, water-borne diseases and other communicable diseases
Food safety concerns every food handling facility and is intricately woven with food nutrition. There are many factors that can make food incongruous for the consumption of humans. Contributing to SDGs 2 and 3, this chapter highlights the different scenarios related to food in respect of microorganism growth, different types of food poisoning caused by different sources, like microbial contamination, pesticides residues, improper handling of food, personal unhygienic practices, and their safety measures.

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