A life course approach to health, human capital and sustainable development

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A life course approach to health, human capital and sustainable development is a holistic strategy to optimize people’s health and wellbeing throughout life and interlinkages with human capital and sustainable development. This brief explains why a life course approach is fundamental in delivering the SDGs and how it can expand access to primary health care and to provide universal health coverage. It summarizes WHO’s work in promoting health and human capital through the life course. 

www.who.int/life-course