Improving health, environmental sustainability and equity at the local level through a focus on food systems

  Ingrid Stegeman and Marjolijn Vos

INHERIT is a research initiative coordinated by EuroHealthNet that aims to identify policies and practices that simultaneously improve health, reduce inequalities and contribute to environmental sustainability – and which are …

Reducing School Failures – a road to health and sustainable regional development

  Elisabeth Bengtsson

Having made a clear link between education, health, wellbeing, and sustainability, Region Västra Götaland – responsible for regional health measures but not the local school system – is leading efforts …

Editorial by Caroline Costongs – EuroHealthNet’s Managing Director

  Caroline Costongs

World leaders recently agreed on an ambitious agenda for the next fifteen years. They adopted 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs). Every country – and this includes every country in Europe …

Tackling Health Inequalities in Wales – Synergies between Welsh Government and Public Health Wales

  Malcom Ward and Tracey Cooper

Tackling health inequalities has been high on the political agenda since the establishment of the first Welsh Government in 1999. Whilst some key government powers including health, education and public …

UN sustainable development goals: an opportunity to improve health, wellbeing and equity locally and globally?

  Leonardo Palumbo

In September 2015 at the United Nations General Assembly, leaders from around the world will decide on the sustainable development goals (SDGs) that will replace the Millennium Development Goals which …