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 …

Hungary – National Institute for Health Development (OEFI) – Health Promoting Offices

  Peter Bezzegh

The National Institute for Health Development (Országos Egészségfejlesztési Intézet – OEFI) is a government based agency planning, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating public health and health promotion at national level. OEFI …

Czech Republic – National Institute of Public Health (SZU) – Health promotion in the Czech Republic – From nationwide campaigns to individual consultancy

  Jitka Sosnovcová

The National Institute of Public Health in Prague celebrated its 90th Anniversary this year. It is a health care organisation supervised by the Ministry of Health. It has more than …

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 …