Orientation

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Promoting Healthy Cities in the Americas

What Is a Healthy City?   We define a Healthy City as one that aims to: Create a social and physical environment that supports health and wellbeing for all Provide …

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What is Health Promotion? Why is it important for us?

  Health Promotion is the process of enabling people to increase control over, and to improve, their health. It moves beyond a focus on individual behaviour towards assuring a social, …

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Resources for Addressing Local Health Issues

  This section of the Toolkit provides links to resources for addressing particular issues that may be important to address in your community: Violence Guidelines for medico-legal care for victims …