WKC course on “Health in All Policies and Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs)” held at the 5th Alliance for Healthy Cities Global Conference in Brisbane, Australia
24 October 2012 - The Alliance for Healthy Cities Global Conference is held every second year. This year the conference was organized together with the 10 Day International Healthy Cities Forum from 22-31 October 2012, and it focused on “Healthy Urbanisation: Healthy People – Healthy Communities”.
During the conference, WKC held a 4-hour short course on “Health in All Policies and Noncommunicable Diseases” on 24 October.
The short-course provided the participants with information on HiAP and intersectoral action in cities, using NCD initiatives as an example. Recent research results and lessons learnt about effective interventions were shared.
Opening and background on WKC and UN work Health in All Policies (HiAP)/intersectoral action (ISA) and NCDs
HiAP/ISA at local level
Intersectoral responses to childhood obesity in New York, London and Cape Town
10 steps to implement HiAP/ISA