20 September 2006

Health in All Policies: New publication from the Finnish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

The mark the Finnish presidency of the European Union (as we've mentioned before) the Finnish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health has published a book entitled Health in All Policies: Prospects and potentials [PDF 1.9 Mb]. The publication presents a number of examples of "health in All policies" in sectors such as education, the environment, water and sanitation, planning, labour, housing, traffic, agriculture and nutrition.

The book has five sections:
  • Health in All Policies: The wider context
  • Sectoral Experiences
  • Governance
  • Health Impact Assessment
  • Conclusions and the Way Forward