19 October 2021

Rising to the Triple Challenge of Brexit, COVID-19 and Climate Change for health, well-being and equity in Wales Spotlight on: Food Security

The Wales Health Impact Assessment Support Unit (WHIASU), WHO CC Directorate for ‘Investment in Health and Well-being’ has today published a second short report which unpicks some of the cumulative […]

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8 October 2021

New toolkit enables health to be built into future land planning

Public Health Wales has created a practical Health Impact Assessment (HIA) toolkit that will enable planners to easily integrate health into their development plans for the future. Designed to help […]

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1 October 2021

Rising to the Triple Challenge of Brexit, COVID-19 and climate change

Today the WHIASU team have published ‘Rising to the Triple Challenge of Brexit, COVID-19 and climate change for health, wellbeing and equity in Wales’.  The report provides a strategic overview […]

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13 September 2021

‘Health in All Policies’—A Key Driver for Health and Well-Being in a Post-COVID-19 Pandemic World

The COVID-19 pandemic has raised the profile of public health and highlighted the links between health and other policy areas. This paper describes the rationale for, and principles underpinning, HiAP […]

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10 August 2021

Using health impact assessment (HIA) to understand the wider health and wellbeing implications of policy decisions: the COVID-19 ‘staying at home and social distancing policy’ in Wales

This paper focusses on a HIA of the ‘Staying at Home and Social Distancing Policy’ or ‘lockdown’ in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Wales conducted by the Welsh national […]

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10 August 2021

New Resource to help build healthier environments and combat obesity in Wales

Public Health Wales have published a suite of documents that will help inform and enable healthier future environments including strategies to help stem the rise in obesity in Wales.   […]

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8 June 2021

‘The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental wellbeing of children and young people in Wales: literature review’

Public Health Wales commissioned Alma Economics to review the research evidence on the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic and the associated government measures on the mental well-being of children and […]

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18 March 2021

Two-part virtual Masterclass: How to understand new UK trade agreements and their implications for population health and well-being in Wales

For over four decades, the EU has handled most of the UK’s trade policy. Now, as the country regains autonomy over its trade policy decision-making, the government must carefully consider […]

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6 January 2021

Green Opportunities – Winter 2020

The pandemic is a wake up call for humanity. It has brought incredible challenges and exposed deep structural inequalities in our economy and society, including health inequalities, food poverty and […]

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