Sustainable Development Goals - Indus Health Network

Sustainable Development Goals

IHN is actively working through its various programs and projects to contribute towards the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal 3 – Good Health and Well-being. Our contributions include improving Pakistan’s maternal and new-born health through elaborative programs, ending epidemic diseases and reducing premature mortality rate. With these initiatives, IHN is also able to impact other SDG goals such as reducing poverty, hunger and improving quality education and gender equality. IHN is contributing towards Goal 3 through the following programs;


Government of Sindh

  • Sheikh Saeed Memorial Campus and IHN’s other maternal, neonatal, and child health programs are reducing the global maternal mortality ratio to less than 70 per 100,000 live births by improving Pakistan’s MNCH indicators.
  • IHN’s collaboration with the Government’s Expanded Programme on Immunization is not only scaling the immunization program in Pakistan but also working towards reducing and preventing deaths of new-borns and children.
  • Global health funded project aims at ending the epidemics of AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria, neglected tropical diseases, water-borne diseases, Hepatitis, and other communicable diseases.
  • GHD’s programs supports the idea of reduction of one-third premature mortality from non-communicable diseases through prevention and treatment of mental health and well-being.
  • The Emergency Departments of IHN is helping people involved in accidents, to reduce global deaths and injuries from road traffic accidents by 50%.
  • IHN’s Sheikh Saeed Memorial Campus supports the provision of universal access to sexual and reproductive healthcare services, including family planning to spread awareness.
  • IHN is playing an active role in the recruitment, development, training and retention of the healthcare workers.