Welcome address zs jakab

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Welcome address zs jakab

  1. 1. Action for Prevention<br />Ms Zsuzsanna Jakab<br />Regional Director<br />Regional Office for Europe<br />World Health Organization<br />
  2. 2. Deaths in EURO due to selected risk factors in 2004<br />
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  4. 4. Health2020<br />Health 2020<br /><ul><li>Participatory process
  5. 5. European Study on Social Determinants
  6. 6. Commitment to public health as a key function in society
  7. 7. Link public health, health care system, </li></ul> and PHC <br /><ul><li>Critical development sector
  8. 8. Model for Member States</li></ul>Public <br />Health<br />NCD<br />
  9. 9. Mortality from smoking related causes<br />Trends in premature mortality from smoking related causes <br />in the WHO European Region (SDR, <65 years per 100,000)<br />CIS<br />EU members (post May 2004)<br />EU members (pre-May 2004)<br />Males Females<br />
  10. 10. Situation in Europe: Prevalence<br />Smoking Prevalence in WHO European Region <br />CIS<br />EU members (post May 2004)<br />EU members (pre-May 2004)<br />
  11. 11. Priority actions<br /><ul><li>Greater and more equal implementation of WHO FCTC throughout the Region
  12. 12. Ratification of WHO FCTC by remaining 7 Member States
  13. 13. “Whole government” approach in tobacco control in Region
  14. 14. Active use of fiscal policies and marketing controls to full effect to influence demand for tobacco
  15. 15. Development of policy toolkits ready for implementation for action by Member States, building on the extensive experience gained in tobacco control throughout the Region
  16. 16. Greater harmonization of data collection instruments and definitions, and increased use of tobacco surveillance data to better address social determinants of health and gender</li></li></ul><li>The way forward on Alcohol and Public Health…<br /><ul><li>The Global Strategy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol, adopted at WHA, May 2010
  17. 17. European Alcohol Action Plan 2012 – 2020: implementation of regional and global alcohol policies will be on the agenda for the RC61, September 2011.
  18. 18. Priorities:
  19. 19. Increase technical support to MS – and for the coming years to implement the European Alcohol Action Plan 2012 - 2020
  20. 20. Collect best practice on prevention of harmful use of alcohol
  21. 21. Improve information system on consumption, harm and responses</li></li></ul><li>Overweight and obesity among adults in theWHO European Region<br />
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  23. 23. Prevalence of overweight, incl. obesity<br />Based on the 2007 WHO growth reference for children and adolescents 5-19 years.f<br />50<br />40<br />30<br />20<br />10<br />0<br />Prevalence (%)<br />9-year-olds<br />8-year-olds<br />7-year-olds<br />6-year-olds<br />Belgium<br />Bulgaria<br />Ireland<br />Italy<br />Latvia<br />Lithuania<br />Norway<br />Portugal<br />Slovenia<br />Sweden<br />Countries<br />Source: WHO, 2010.<br />
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  25. 25. Inactivity status in European Region<br /><ul><li>1 million deaths related to physical inactivity in European Region per year
  26. 26. 41% of adults does not engage in any moderate physical activity in a typical week
  27. 27. 22% of 11-year old girls and 30% of boys report at least one hour of daily MVPA</li></ul>Eurobarometer 64.3. Special Eurobarometer 246: Health and Food<br />Health Behaviour in School Aged Children 2005/06 Survey<br />Global Health Risk Report, World health organization, 2009<br />
  28. 28. Priority Actions:<br /><ul><li>Coordinate regional and national action:
  29. 29. Implementation of salt reduction strategies
  30. 30. Tools and programmes for the promotion of PA
  31. 31. Elimination of “trans” fat
  32. 32. Promoting active transport policies
  33. 33. Monitoring progress on improving nutrition, PA and prevention of obesity
  34. 34. Support to MS on the development, implementation and evaluation of FNAP with focus on inequalities
  35. 35. Implement obesity prevention and control mechanisms based on the European Charter to Counteract Obesity Principles</li></li></ul><li>Thank You<br />

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