IPH Director of Policy, Dr Helen McAvoy joined other members of the National Healthy Cities and Counties of Ireland Network and Minister of State Catherine Byrne TD in a meeting with WHO Healthy Cities representatives. The meeting took place on the 8 January in Leinster House, Dublin.
The WHO Healthy Cities representatives discussed WHO Plans for 2018-2030. Members of the National Healthy Cities and Counties Network Committee shared their learning and experience.
The Healthy Cities project is a global World Health Organisation (WHO) movement. The concept is based on the importance of local action and the key role of local governments and Local Authorities in health and sustainable development. IPH is a member of the Network and represented Dr Helen McAvoy.