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Ana Dias

Committee: General Assembly

Topic: Ensuring access to essential health-care services, and safe, effective and quality medicines and vaccines

Country: Brazil

The third goal of the Sustainable Development Goals is to “ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages,” which cannot be achieved when there is a global public health emergency. Currently, the most pressing health issue is the spread of the zika virus, which has been particularly harmful to American countries. The most harmful complication associated with zika is that babies born from mothers infected by the virus are born wit...