A Belated but Welcome Theory of Change on Mental Health and
Development Goal 3 (SDG3) ( UN, 2015 ).
This unhelpful loose phraseology has directed little funding to mental health per
se, and total government health spending on it globally is woeful: under 2 per cent
( WHO, 2018 ). For the last five years,
the Special Rapporteur on the right to health – a psychiatrist –
particularly focused on mental health, criticising the biomedical model for its
paternalism, coerciveness, overdependence on pharmacological interventions and
Maintain Health Care Services in Armed Conflict – Meeting SDGs3 and 16 ’. Conflict and Health , 13 : 2 , doi: 10.1186/s13031-019-0186-0 .
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Ekzayez , A. ( forthcoming ), ‘ Reporting Attacks on Healthcare during Conflict: Current State and Lessons from the Syrian Conflict
Why Building Back Better Means More than Structural Safety
time and circumstances move on ( ODI, 2016 ). Although there is no one Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) that directly addresses the worldwide housing crisis, there are several that directly align with the need for a broad and holistic approach to post-disaster reconstruction of housing. These include, among others, good health and well-being (SDG3), clean water and sanitation (SDG 6) and affordable and clean energy (SDG 7).
In conclusion, some of the implications for practice are:
A relaxation of conditions, or ‘smart conditions’. With cash transfer