Policy and International Health, WHO Collaborating Centre on Investment for Health & Well-being

About WHO CC

Policy and International Health, A WHO Collaborating Centre on Investment for Health and Well-being

The Policy and International Health Directorate is designated as a World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre (CC) on ‘Investment for Health and Well-being’ since March 2018.

The WHO CC within Public Health Wales supports the development of, and advocates for, policies to improve health and well-being and reduce inequalities in Wales and abroad.

Over a 4-year programme of work, the WHO CC will develop, collect and share information and tools on how best to invest in better health, reduce inequalities, build stronger communities and resilient systems in Wales, Europe and worldwide. The WHO CC will inform and promote more sustainable policies, embrace the principles of human rights, equity and evidence based interventions; and help address the health and wellbeing needs of current and future generations.

Key facts and figures

Policy, Research and International Health Directorate, Public Health Wales designated as a WHO CC from 10 March 2018

We aim to ensure that local, national and international learning from policies, research and practices are brought together to support the broader organisation and our partners across Wales and abroad.

The Directorate consists of two teams which work closely together and are supported by the Business Support and Admin Team:

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