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Galway Healthy Cities

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Galway Healthy Cities

Subject Keywords: EDUCATION, ENVIRONMENT, LIVING CONDITIONS, RELATIONSHIP
Topic: Chronic Conditions
Type: Project
Region: Republic of Ireland
Description:

Your health is determined by your circumstances and environment. Factors such as where you live, your education, the environment and your relationships and interactions with friends and family, all have considerable impacts on health. Therefore, all these issues need to be addressed at the same time.Galway Healthy Cities project is part of a World Health Organization (WHO) initiative, with over 100 cities throughout Europe involved. The aim of the WHO Healthy Cities Project is to enhance the health of the city, its environment and its people through all groups and agencies working together.The Galway Healthy Cities Project Aims to...-   Create innovative action for health that emphasises the interaction between people, environment, lifestyles and health.-   Encourage co-operation between departments of key city sectors and promote community participation.-   Generate visibility at local level for health issues.-   Move health high on the political agenda and contribute to the development of healthy city policies

Date:

01/01/2010

Rights: © WHO
Suggested citation:

Galway Healthy Cities. (2010) Galway Healthy Cities [Online]. Available from: http://publichealthwell.ie/node/11560 [Accessed: 6th April 2020].

  

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