Child and Youth Health
Growth and development during childhood strongly influences health across the rest of an individual’s life. Healthy child development is a complex interplay between genetics, physical, family, social and environmental factors. Several public health programs and policies in areas such as nutrition, immunization and injury prevention are aimed at children and are often delivered in schools.
PHO Rounds: Improving Our Community Environments for Health
There are opportunities for improving the health of our populations, including the most vulnerable in our communities such as seniors and those impacted by inequities, through policy and environmental approaches to NCDs.