Environmental health inequalities in Europe: Second assessment report – World Health Organization

World Health Organization report outlining the magnitude of environmental health inequalities within countries through 19 inequality indicators on urban, housing and working conditions, basic services and injuries. Inequalities in risks and outcomes occur in all countries in the WHO European Region,

Health and Sustainabilty Factsheet 1: March 2009: Waste Management: Public Health Perspectives on Mechanical Biological Treatment -Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This issue of the Health and Sustainability fact sheet covers the issue of waste managment looking at public health perspectives on mechanical biological treatment (MBT) of waste. MBT is a generic term used to describe the amalgamation of several mechanical and biological processes,

Health and Sustainability Factsheet 2: May 2009: Public Health Aspects of Sustainable Buildings – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Sustainable buildings, often also known as green buildings or eco-homes, are structures designed, built and operated in an ecological and resource-efficient manner. They aim to reduce the adverse human and environmental impacts, while improving our quality of life and economic well-being, and that achieve sustainability

Promoting Low Carbon Healthy Lifestyles as new opportunities to tackle obesity and health inequality – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Innovative qualitative methods were used to engage with class groups of 10yr olds in six schools. Cycling and walking to school and growing their own vegetables were discussed as examples of Low Carbon Healthy Lifestyles. Children were enthusiastic about activities,

How to produce a Sustainable Development Management Plan (SDMP) – The Sustainable Development Unit and NHS Improvement

Organisations have a duty to protect the health of future generations by reducing carbon emissions and combating climate change. The health and care system reduced emissions by 18.5% up to 2017. While this is good progress, it is still behind

Heatwaves: adapting to climate change: Ninth Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee

The average number of heat-related deaths in the UK is expected to more than triple to 7,000 a year by the 2050s. Older people are particularly vulnerable and suffer increased fatalities from cardiac and respiratory disease during heatwaves. As the

Making THE (Transport, Health And Environment) Link: Transport, Health and Environment Pan-European Programme and the Sustainable Development Goal

Results of an analysis of how countries can advance the  2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by working through the Transport, Health and Environment Pan-European Programme (THE PEP). This report highlights how transport impacts on the environment and health.

Less waste, more health: A health professional’s guide to reducing waste – Royal College of Physicians

This report report explains how health professionals can positively influence societal health and wellbeing by making simple changes to the procurement and disposal of medical supplies. It offers case studies and 12 recommendations setting out how everyone from individual to

Police and Public Health Innovation in practice: an overview of collaboration across England: A paper to support the October 2016 summit: ‘creating a shared purpose for policing and health – Public Health England

Paper that identifies via discussion with public health and police workforces, the following topics as core areas of priority work and collaboration: violence prevention drugs and alcohol mental health dementia health and wellbeing hot and cold weather risk emerging infectious diseases modern

Air Pollution: Meeting Nitrogen Dioxide Targets: (Briefing Paper Number 8179) – House of Commons Library

Despite the trend in falling total UK emissions of air pollutants, concerns remain about pollutants in urban areas in particular; their impacts on lifelong health; and the UK Government’s failure to meet legally binding EU air quality targets. This brief primarily covers the

Net-Zero North: Delivering the decarbonisation mission in the north of England – IPPR

Report from the IPPR that identidifies the economy is at a critical juncture. Its future success depends on overcoming two major, interrelated problems – long-term structural weaknesses in investment, productivity and trade, and the need to decarbonise.  The North’s economy

Healthy people, healthy planet: The role of health systems in promoting healthier lifestyles and a greener future – OECD

This document, produced to inform the 2017 meeting of the G7 Ministers of Health, provides a broad overview of the main policy issues and some of the policy actions that G7 Health authorities can put in place to improve population