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Public Health Wales' vision for a healthier future for Wales

As the national public health organisation for Wales, Public Health Wales works towards a Wales where people live longer, healthier lives and where all people in Wales have fair and equal access to the things that lead to good health and wellbeing.  

Proportion of children with a healthy weight comparable to pre-pandemic levels but issues remain

The number of children aged 4-5 years who were of a healthy weight is broadly similar to that of pre-pandemic levels, in the six health boards that have submitted data to the 2021-22 Child Measurement Programme published today by Public Health Wales. 

Horizon Scanning reports provide essential international learning to benefit health in Wales

Public Health Wales has published its third Summary Calendar of International Horizon Scanning Reports.  

International collaborations on health bring mutual benefits for all

The International Health Coordination Centre (IHCC) at Public Health Wales has detailed how supporting, strengthening and championing international and global health activity directly benefits people in Wales and beyond.

Public Health Wales reassures parents after cluster of enterovirus cases investigated

Public Health Wales doctors are reassuring parents after a very small number of cases of a rare complication of enterovirus has caused myocarditis in very young babies.

Using our data and knowledge? Please complete our user survey 

Public Health Wales has launched its annual survey into its data and knowledge outputs.  

New health outcomes data published

Public Health Wales has published new data on public health outcomes.  

More awareness needed to act F.A.S.T to treat stroke and save lives.

Public health experts are urging people to familiarise themselves with the symptoms of stroke, one of the biggest causes of death in Wales. 

Call for big business to do more to help consumers tackle climate change

This report presents findings from the February
March 2023 survey,
covering issues including screening, sustainability, campaigns and current
concerns.

Scoping report identifies factors as potential barriers and facilitators to accessing and participation of prehabilitation interventions

An agile scoping review of secondary evidence by the Evidence Service at Public Health Wales has aimed to establish the existing evidence around maximising prehabilitation interventions.