Welsh Institute of PublicHealthDr. Tony JewellChief Medical Officer
A vision for an integrated publichealth system for Wales                                    Global                        ...
Assets and deficits                      3
THL - Finnish Institute of Healthand Welfare                              www.thl.fi                                    4
THL – Finland – Corefunctions•     R&D with regard to the welfare, health, functional capacity and     living conditions o...
RIVM – Dutch National Institute forPublic Health and the Environment                                      6www.rivm.nl
RIVM – Netherlands – CorefunctionsThe National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) is  a knowledge and ...
IIPH – Hyderabad, India                          8
International Association of NationalPublic Health Institutes (IANPHI)                                        9
IANPHI Objectives (i)• Develop an internationally accepted National  Public Health Institute (NPHIs) Framework and  a Tool...
IANPHI Objectives (ii)• Increase public health advocacy and knowledge• Create a new international community of public  hea...
Benefits of an Institute of PublicHealth for Wales• We do not have to go it alone• Focus for activities• Portal to funding...
Diolch yn fawr        Thank you very muchtony.jewell@wales.gsi.gov.uk
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Tony Jewell presentation WSPCR 2010

  1. 1. Welsh Institute of PublicHealthDr. Tony JewellChief Medical Officer
  2. 2. A vision for an integrated publichealth system for Wales Global European UK Information and knowledge Wales – Welsh Assembly Government NHS Wales Service Local authorities 2 Population of Wales
  3. 3. Assets and deficits 3
  4. 4. THL - Finnish Institute of Healthand Welfare www.thl.fi 4
  5. 5. THL – Finland – Corefunctions•  R&D with regard to the welfare, health, functional capacity and living conditions of the population as well as social and health policy•  Promotion of well-being and health, prevention of diseases and social problems, and reduction of inequalities in welfare and health•  Health protection as well as prediction and prevention of biological and chemical threats•  R&D in terms of the availability, quality and impact of social and health care services•  Maintaining and developing statistical, register and other data on social welfare and health care•  Steering through information, knowledge-based expert influence and active communications and stakeholder collaboration•  Promoting innovations based on research and development•  Maintaining a management system that is foresighting and transparent, with constant capacity for renewal•  Pursuing an active international role to advance national interests and contributing to global policies on health and welfare 5 Source: www.thl.fi
  6. 6. RIVM – Dutch National Institute forPublic Health and the Environment 6www.rivm.nl
  7. 7. RIVM – Netherlands – CorefunctionsThe National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) is a knowledge and research Instituted dedicated to promoting public health and a healthy and safe living environment.Tasks •  policy support •  national coordination •  prevention and intervention programmes •  provision of information to professionals and the general public •  knowledge development and research •  support for inspectorates•  RIVM is responsible for providing impartial and reliable information to members of the public and professionals who work in the fields of health care, medication, the environment, and nutrition and safety. Our objective is to make optimum use of scientific knowledge and expertise and to make it accessible. 7 Source: www.rivm.nl
  8. 8. IIPH – Hyderabad, India 8
  9. 9. International Association of NationalPublic Health Institutes (IANPHI) 9
  10. 10. IANPHI Objectives (i)• Develop an internationally accepted National Public Health Institute (NPHIs) Framework and a Toolkit for use in assessing and guiding the development of NPHIs• Work collaboratively with low-resource countries to strengthen existing NPHIs and to create new ones 10
  11. 11. IANPHI Objectives (ii)• Increase public health advocacy and knowledge• Create a new international community of public health leadership among countries of the world. 11
  12. 12. Benefits of an Institute of PublicHealth for Wales• We do not have to go it alone• Focus for activities• Portal to funding opportunities• Strategic leadership for Public Health research and development and getting research into practice 12
  13. 13. Diolch yn fawr Thank you very muchtony.jewell@wales.gsi.gov.uk

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