La salud en todas las políticas, un reto para la salud pública en España. Informe SESPAS 2010

Translated title of the contribution: Health in all policies, a challenge for public health in Spain. SESPAS report 2010

Lucía Artazcoz, Juan Oliva, Vicenta Escribà-Agüir, Óscar Zurriaga

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Abstract

The objective of SESPAS Report 2010 is to enhance the incorporation of the principle of Health in all Policies in public health in Spain. The fundamental principle behind this slogan is very simple: Health is strongly influenced by the environment, how we live, work, eat, walk or enjoy our leisure time. Moreover, these living conditions depend not only on individual decisions but are determined by social, cultural, economic or environmental factor. Consequently, policy decisions that influence the health of people not just those related to services or health policy, but primarily those taken in other public, private, political and civic contexts. SESPAS Report 2010 has four parts. It begins with and introductory chapter on the challenges of incorporating the principle of Health in all Policies in public health. The second part consists of several articles of reflection on the relationship between the health care system and public health. The third part focuses on cross-sectoral public health policies. The report ends with several articles on crosss-cutting issues such as public health education, information, research, evaluation and ethics in public health policies.

Translated title of the contributionHealth in all policies, a challenge for public health in Spain. SESPAS report 2010
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)1-6
Number of pages6
JournalGaceta sanitaria / S.E.S.P.A.S
Volume24
Issue numberSUPPL. 1
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2010
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Health policies
  • Public health
  • Social factors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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