We will collaborate with others to understand and improve factors that impact on everyone's health.
The wider determinants of health are social, economic and environmental factors that influence health, well-being and inequalities. By influencing the design and implementation of national and local policies and strategies relating to these determinants we will improve people’s well-being and reduce inequalities in health.
Key determinants of health and well-being are our family, friends and communities, the quality and security of our housing, our level of education and skills, availability of good work, money and resources and also our surroundings.
By 2030 we want the people of Wales to have a more equal chance of living a fulfilling life, free from preventable ill health.
helping children learn and young people achieve their potential
supporting policy development that minimises income inequality
supporting employers to create environments that support well-being
supporting the NHS to reduce the impact of poverty, low income and debt as barriers to good health
reducing the number of people that fall out of work as a result of poor health
working with others to prevent homelessness
promoting good housing quality
maximising the potential of the built and natural environment to improve health and well-being
By 2030, we will: