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10. How healthy and well supported are people?

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What success would mean

“Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.”
World Health Organisation1


“Tackling health inequalities is a top priority for this Government, and it is focused on narrowing the health gap between disadvantaged groups, communities and the rest of the country, and on improving health overall.”

Department of Health2

Healthy, well supported people are good for…

Examples of Relevant National Indicators:


Case study:
Greenwich Community Food Initiative

What is it?

How does it work?

What are the main impacts?  

For more information, contact:
Janice Hall, Health Greenwich Network Coordinator
T: 020 8921 3154
E: janice.hall@greenwich.gov.uk
Full case study
Website

Footnotes
1. World Health Organisation
2. Department for Health
3. London Health Commission, 2006. Sustainable Local Economies for Health project (SLEHP)
4. Health and Safety Executive, 2006. Healthy workforce, healthy workplace, better service delivery.
5. As 3.

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