As the UN puts it: Ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being at all ages is essential to sustainable development.
RSP Competences sdg3 Good health and well-being
Consider the socio-political-economic dimensions of health and wellbeing systemically.
Be aware of concentrations of preventable diseases and of groups vulnerable to them and be critically aware of the policies and strategies implemented to prevent and protect.
Understand how cultural, social, economic, political and environmental aspects and different interests determine people’s quality of life and wellbeing.
Be aware of the processes and mechanisms that can prevent life quality and those that enhance people’s health and wellbeing.
Envision different scenarios regarding people’s health and wellbeing and understand how the world might change if we implement and disseminate strategies that promote universal health and wellbeing.
Recognise vulnerable people and groups and be aware of ways to strengthen their resilience.
Propose ideas based on experiences and real life situations that would support and increase the health and resilience of vulnerable groups and people in need.
Be aware of personal responsibility and accept personal commitment and accountability to promote health and wellbeing for ourselves, families, and others. Evaluate and reflect on the possible consequences that our decisions and actions have on our health and wellbeing and possibly on others too.
Understand the importance of agency when others are in need of help and participate in actions that promote health and wellbeing for all.
Recognise how our values impact on our health and wellbeing, our families and others and analyse the beliefs and different perspectives behind the decisions and actions taken. Reflect on how these actions can have positive or negative impact on other people’s life and wellbeing.
Take action to promote plans and mechanisms that improve people’s quality of life.
Make well informed decisions choosing from pre-identified alternatives that support people’s health and wellbeing and act promptly when others need help.