Workshop to develop a Health in Policies Strategy for Namibia

Objectives of the Workshop
Draft a strategy for Health in All Policies to enable government to address the social and environmental determinants of health in all public policies with improved health outcomes at the population level. 


Specific objectives

  • Understand what HiAP entails and its relevance.
  • Explore  the health status at local, regional and national level and challenges associated with. 
  • Identify the socioeconomic and environmental factors that influence health (Factors that determine health)
  • Recognize the impact of  economics/environmental/political/housing/transport  decision/policies on  health 
  • Identify the complex and political nature of policy making 
  • Explore the role for health and non-health sectors in HiAP
  • Explore opportunities for intersectoral policy change 
  • Develop cases and implement HiAP in respective sectors 
  • Draft a strategy for Health in All Policies to enable government to address the social and environmental determinants of health in all public policies with improved health outcomes at the population level.

The workshop will be hosted in Okahandja from 12-14 December 2017.