The third Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) is to “Ensure Healthy Lives and promote wellbeing for all at all ages.” SDG 3 includes multiple health-related targets including a maternal health (3.2) and a newborn health (3.2) target summarized below.

3.2 By 2030, end preventable deaths of newborns and children under 5 years of age, with all countries aiming to reduce neonatal mortality to at least as low as 12 per 1000 live births and under-5 mortality to at least as low as 25 per 1000 live births.