Good health is the basis of everything. It enables you to develop yourself socially and economically, take matters into your own hands and pursue your dreams. With good health, you can look after yourself and your family and lift yourself out of poverty. That is why Simavi works towards a healthy life for all.
To achieve a healthy life for all we work to ensure that disadvantaged people in low- and middle-income countries practice healthy behaviours based on their own free and informed decisions.
The only way to create lasting change is by sustainably investing in people’s health. We believe that there are two crucial factors that determine good health and well-being: sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). To enable disadvantaged people, especially women and girls, to enjoy a healthy life, we empower them to:
- improve their hygiene practice and make use of sustainable drinking water and sanitation services, and
- make informed decisions about their sexual and reproductive health and rights
… free from discrimination, coercion and violence.