Quiz on SDG 3 “Good Health & Well Being”

Take this quiz to test your knowledge on SDG 3 - Good Health & Wellbeing.

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Q. 1 True or False?

Nurses comprise the largest number of workers in the health sector.

Answer Detail: As per the State of the World’s Nursing Report, published by the World Health Organization (WHO) in April 2020, 59% of health professionals are nurses. Approximately 90% of the nursing workforce is female, yet very few leadership positions in the health sector are held by nurses or women.

Q. 2 The COVAX initiative was aimed at the following-

Answer Detail: COVAX, an initiative co-led by the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi and the World Health Organization (WHO), aims to accelerate the development and manufacture of COVID-19 vaccines, and to guarantee fair and equitable access to vaccines for every country in the world. The initiative included distributing two billion doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in 2021, mostly to poorer countries.

Q. 3 What was the official annual campaign run by the World Health Organization (WHO) for the year 2021?

Answer Detail: 2021 was designated by the World Health Organization (WHO) as the International Year of Health and Care Workers (YHCW) in appreciation and gratitude for their unwavering dedication in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Q. 4 In the year 2017, how many women approximately died from preventable causes pertaining to pregnancy and childbirth each day globally?

Answer Detail: While the number of women and girls who died each year from complications of pregnancy and childbirth declined from 451,000 in 2000 to 295,000 in 2017, yet over 800 women die each day from complications in pregnancy and childbirth. Further, approximately 20 others suffer serious injuries, infections or disabilities.

Q. 5 Fill in the blank -

____% households globally lack access to basic hand-washing facilities.

Answer Detail: Globally 2 out of 5 households (40%) lack basic hand-washing facilities with soap and water in their home. 55% of the global population was estimated to lack access to safely-managed sanitation services in 2017.