Table 1

Sustainable development goals and emergency care

SDG targetCommunity emergency careTransport emergency careFirst-level facility emergency careHospital-based emergency care
1. Maternal mortality
2. Child mortality
3. AIDS/TB/malaria
4. Non-communicable diseases
5. Substance abuse
6. Road traffic injuries
7. Sexual and reproductive health
8. Climate/environment
9. Essential medicines/vaccinesDefining and advocating for essential ‘life-saving’ medicines
10.Universal health coverageEmergency care should be the key component of ‘essential’ health services
11.Health workforceThinking outside the box about healthcare workforce development
12.Health crisisDisaster preparedness and response
  • SDG, sustainable development goal; TB, tuberculosis.