Instituto Saúde e Sustentabilidade
Country of Operation
- Instituto SaúdeGovernment
Target income level
- Bottom 20%
- Lower-middle income (20-40%)
- Middle-income (40-60%)
- Higher middle-income (60-80%)
- High-income (80-100%)
SummaryInstituto Saúde e Sustentabilidade (ISS) promotes health through social engagements, dissemination of information and social sustainable development. It brings together government representatives, civil society, non-for-profits, private sector and academia.
Its main purpose is to contribute to healthy living in large cities, from the preservation and promotion of human health, through the implementation of projects involving several actors in society such as government agencies, civil society, third sector, private companies, educational institutions, communities, among others.
Key program components
The Institute, founded in 2008, aimed to bridge health and environmental sustainability issues. Through publications, awareness campaigns, and public events (races) the ISS teaches the population aware of their rights, their health needs and how to live a better and healthier life in urban centers.