Health Improvement Committee

The Health Improvement Committee acts a source of advice and expertise on all public health aspects relating to health improvement. It works to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities by advocating for an environment that supports healthy lifestyle choices and by addressing underlying issues such as poverty, lack of educational opportunities, and other social determinants of health and inequalities. Its remit includes non-communicable diseases including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, respiratory disease, and cancer resulting from determinants such as poor nutrition, lack of physical activity and tobacco or alcohol users.

The following Special Interest Groups (SIGs) report to and collaborate with the Health Improvement Committee, to maximise their impact.

Contact

Committee Co-Chairs - Steve Maddern and Matt Ashton

Email address - policy@fph.org.uk

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