Presentation on theme: "Public Health – National Level Public Health was declared One of Six major Challenges for Sweden, when the new policy for global development (PGU) was."— Presentation transcript:
Public Health – National Level Public Health was declared One of Six major Challenges for Sweden, when the new policy for global development (PGU) was introduced March 18, 2008. The Aim of the policy is to contribute to fair and sustainable development, enabling poor people to benefit from globalization.
Public Health – National Level Renewed Swedish Public Health Bill Children, young people and the elderly are especially targeted groups as the Swedish government presents a new public health bill to parliament march 2008.
Public Health in Göteborg Policy for Public Health accepted in the City Council 1998 Public Health is One important part of the Budget for the City Göteborg – One part of sustainable development – in the Social Dimension The District Committees are responsible for Public Health at the local Level
Public Health in Göteborg Every District has a Public Health Board; here participate local politicians, health care people, dental care, police, church, housing, NGO´s and other local actors. The Board acknowledge a Public Health Action Plan for their area There is also a local planning Public Health Officer providing the Board and supporting the partnership in their activities, to follow them and report results
Public Health in Göteborg Challenges in our Policy and PH work Equality in Health – equal conditions between different groups in the population, between Women and Men and between different residential environments Good conditions for children and adolescents to grow up in – good child care, school, parent support and active leisure
Public Health in Göteborg Examples of Activities going on I most parts Health Promotion desks in many parts of Göteborg – Hälsodisk/hälsotek Parental promotion program – Coop, Öpp, SET Health education rooms in school- Hälsoäventyr Health paths, Physical activity on receipt, Sexual health promotion, meeting points for elderly people, promotion towards drugs, alcohol and tobacco, senior service – fixartjänster - healtheconomy.
Public Health in Göteborg Promotion for all actors in Göteborg Education in Public Health 2 x 7,5 University points Public Health paper 3 times a year Homepage www.folkhalsa.goteborg.se
Public Health in Göteborg A drug – free City – childhood, adolescence and work free from alcohol, drugs and tobacco Secure, safe city for everyone – safe traffic, secure homes, roads and streets, access to clean water and clean air