The World Health Organisation is hosting an open web-based consultation on a first draft Global Action Plan to Promote Physical Activity. The consultation is open until 22 September 2017. Member States, UN organizations and non-State actors are invited to submit their comments. In 2013, a global voluntary target was set by the World Health Assembly to reduce physical inactivity by 10% by 2025, but progress towards achieving this target has been slow.
New World Health Organization report on the use of law in the prevention of non-communicable disease
A new report entitled “Key considerations for the use of law to prevent non-communicable diseases in the WHO European Region” will be a useful resource for policy makers and advocacy groups working on prevention.