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Sustainable Development Goals: G3 - Good Health and Well-being

Guiding Questions

  • What is wellness?

  • What is health care?

  • How might good health and wellness solutions look different around the world? How might they look the same?

  • How does access to health care impact an individual? A community? The world?

  • How does wellness impact a person’s life?

  • How does what humans need for healthcare change over time?

  • What is our responsibility for good health and wellness? For ourselves? For others?

  • What is the connection between knowledge and good health?

Web Sites

World Health Organization

Rights of Children - Canada

Little changemakers boost vaccination efforts in Yemen

Gapminder - Dollar Street

Gapminder - Data

A teen-run mental health organization wants to help youth

Mental Health Literacy for Youth

Public Health Agency of Canada

Jack - Organization training youth to support mental health

Period Poverty: Everything You Need to Know

BC Government - Health

Mental health and wellness in First Nations and Inuit communities

The Power Imbalance Undermining Global Health (check Google classroom for log-in details)

WATCH — Jordan’s Principle helps First Nations kids access services they need

Healthy City Strategy - City of Vancouver

The Forgotten Virus: Zika Families and Researchers Struggle for Support

How Heat Waves Take a Toll on Mental Health

Doctors share tips for Canadian kids dealing with wildfire smoke

Cape Verde reaches malaria-free milestone

China’s Clean Air Campaign Is Bringing Down Global Pollution

Anxiety Canada - Anxiety in Youth

The teen brain is especially susceptible to the harms of THC

Survey of 15,000 teenagers reveals half are experiencing mental health struggles

Educators, mental health experts sound alarm about time youth spend on their screens

Social media is driving teen mental health crisis, surgeon general warns

Are cellphone bans in schools a good idea? Experts weigh in

Teen Drug and Alcohol Use Linked to Mental Health Distress

Risks of vaping

Quick Facts on the Risks of E-cigarettes for Kids, Teens, and Young Adults

Meta is being sued over making social media addictive for kids

Heroes in pink: Lao midwives supporting rights and saving lives

Books