Commitment title:

Inclusive quality health services

Commitment description:

  1. Ensuring everybody has access to affordable quality health services and treatments, including primary health care, family planning information and services, by targeting in particular key and vulnerable populations, including adolescent girls and young women, gay men and other men who have sex with men, sex workers of all genders, people who use drugs, transgender people, people living with HIV;
  2. Supporting and developing health systems that are inclusive, that recognize the needs of those marginalized and that gender is a critical component in health and cannot be undermined if the international community strives to achieve SDG3, while addressing inequalities caused by structural and social barriers such as ethnicity, sexual orientation and migrant status. Gender equality and the empowerment of women will be mainstreamed in all of Luxembourg’s interventions, whetherbilateral, multilateralor implemented through civil society organisations that often operate at the community level, as well as in the multiannual framework agreements with United Nations agencies, funds and programmes;

Mode of engagement:
  • Programmatic action
    Through its Development Cooperation, Luxembourg pledges to achieve universal access to sexual and reproductive health as a part of universal health coverage (UHC), by:
Commitment to be actioned in: global
Submitted from: global
Submitted by
Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
Thematic area
Achieve universal access to sexual and reproductive health as a part of universal health coverage (UHC)
Commitment category

(3) Zero preventable maternal deaths and maternal morbidities, such as obstetric fistulas, by, inter alia, integrating a comprehensive package of sexual and reproductive health interventions, including access to safe abortion to the full extent of the law, measures for preventing and avoiding unsafe abortions, and for the provision of post-abortion care, into national UHC strategies, policies and programmes, and to protect and ensure all individuals’ right to bodily integrity, autonomy and reproductive rights, and to provide access to essential services in support of these rights.