United Nations Development Programme (United States) - Policy Document
596. Addressing the Social Determinants of Noncommunicable Diseases
This paper from the UN Development Programme provides a typology of multisectoral action on NCDs that highlights three categories of action outside the health sector: expanding delivery platforms; NCD-speciic actions on social determinants; and NCD-sensitive actions on social determinants.
The Ramblers and Macmillan Cancer Support (United Kingdom) - Policy Document
593. Walking works
This new report from the UK demonstrates how walking is the solution to getting the nation active, and shows how the Walking for Health program is already changing people’s lives.
Translink (Canada) - Policy Document
587. Integrating health into transportation planning in Metro Vancouver
Take a look at this new guide which identifies how health can play a crucial role at every step of the transportation planning process.
Tess Kay and Oliver Dudfield, Commonwealth Secretariat (United Kingdom) - Policy Document
577. The Commonwealth Guide to Advancing Development through Sport
This Guide has been produced by the Commonwealth Secretariat to provide support for governments and stakeholders seeking to strengthen the contribution of sport to development and peace work.
WHO Regional Office for Europe (Denmark) - Policy Document
570. Physical activity promotion in socially disadvantaged groups: principles for action. Policy summary
The WHO Regional Office for Europe has developed this guidance on promoting physical activity in socially disadvantaged groups, with a focus on the role of healthy environments.
NICE (United Kingdom) - Policy Document
543. Physical activity: brief advice for adults in primary care (PH44)
This guidance from the UK aims to support routine provision of brief advice on physical activity in primary care practice, including identifying adults who are inactive and information and training to support brief advice.
Arthritis Foundation (United States) - Policy Document
542. Environmental and Policy Strategies to Increase Physical Activity Among Adults with Arthritis
This document is designed to engage six important sectors as partners with a mutual interest in increasing physical activity among adults with arthritis using environmental and policy strategies.
The Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) (United Kingdom) - Policy Document
538. The ‘(Ir)responsibility Deal’?: Public Health and Big Business
The Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) has developed a publication and event where leading medical experts in the fields of alcohol, tobacco and nutrition will call on industry to put people and health before profits.
World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe (Switzerland) - Policy Document
521. Sport clubs for health
The World Health Organization Health Enhancing Physical Activity (HEPA) Europe working group is developing and implementing a Sports Club for Health (SCforH) programme in collaboration with TAFISA, the association for international Sport for All.
All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group (APPCG) (United Kingdom) - Policy Document
523. Get Britain Cycling
Take a look at this summary and recommendations from the All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group with the aim to enable more people across the UK to take up cycling, cycle more often and cycle more safely.