Health A to Z
As of May 2022, more than 80 per cent of people had received at least one dose of a vaccine in high-income countries but the proportion is only about 17 per cent in low-income countries. In 2020 and 2021, 14.9 million people were estimated to have died due to COVID-19 and its impact on Health systems and society. As a result, immunization coverage dropped for the first time in 10 years, and deaths from TB and malaria increased. Urgent and concerted action is needed to set the world back on a trajectory towards achieving Goal 3.
- HPB is a credible and authoritative source of evidence-based health information that seeks to empower the Singapore public with knowledge to take ownership of their health and live a healthy lifestyle.
- These are referred to as the “determinants of health”, which include the individual’s background, lifestyle, economic status, social conditions