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On the Path to Better Health Mary Collins, Director, BC Healthy Living Alliance Secretariat.

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1 On the Path to Better Health Mary Collins, Director, BC Healthy Living Alliance Secretariat

2 On the Path to Better Health Objective: – Celebrate BCHLA’s 10-year anniversary – Take stock of the progress to date – Look forward to the decade ahead

3 On the Path to Better Health Part One: Celebrating BCHLA’s 10 Year Journey Part Two: Where Are We On The Path? CD Incidence: Heart Disease, Lung Cancer and Diabetes Protective and Risk Factors Connection with Mental Health The Health Gap Part Three: Where Do We Go From Here? Approaches: universal -> targeted

4 First Nations Perspective on Health & Wellness

5 Hypertension

6 Heart Diseases

7 Diabetes

8 Provincial Distribution of Chronic Disease

9 Smoking

10 Vegetable and Fruit Consumption

11 Physical Activity

12 Overweight and Obesity

13 The Physical and Mental Health Connection “[Mental illness] and chronic disease are frequently associated; the evidence, course, and outcomes are affected by the presence of the others.” - CDC (US) Public Health Action Plan to Integrate Mental Health Promotion and Mental Illness Prevention with Chronic Disease Prevention

14 The Health Gap British Columbians who live in our poorest communities are between 24% and 91% more likely to die early from: » cancer (24%), » respiratory diseases (53%), » circulatory diseases (65%) and » diabetes (91%).

15 On the Path to Better Health Part Three: Where do we go from here? Tobacco Control – lessons and new areas Healthier Communities Supporting Healthier Eating Alcohol Moderation Closing the Health Gap

16 On the Path to Better Health Part Three: Where do we go from here? Place-based Approaches and Social Pediatrics A Healthy Start in Life Settings: Schools and Workplaces First Nations Information Technology Whole of Government, Whole of Society

17 Thank-you! Questions?


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