Sustainable development and SAM

Following the success of the Millenium Development Goals from 2000 to 2015, the United Nations agreed a new set of Sustainable Development Goals for the period 2016-2030 with the aim of ‘leaving no one behind’.  Unlike infectious diseases which are encountered in temperate climates and for which vaccines are available, no vaccine is currently available to protect against the introduction of the malaria parasite into the blood stream.  Thus combating malaria forms part of the healthy living goal and it is a initiative where Scouts have joined the global partnership as part of our activities within the global programme zone .

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