The goal is to reduce physical inactivity by 10% in 2025 and 15% 2030 – are you in?
Driven by the impact of inactivity and the knowledge regular physical activity has been proven to help prevent and treat diseases such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes, breast and colon cancer as well as prevent hypertension, overweight and obesity and improve mental health, quality of life and well-being, the WHO has set firm targets and an agenda to make a difference.
Failing to increase levels of activity impacted by changing transport patterns, use of technology, culture and urbanisation will have serious consequences to our health which in turn will see related costs rising, negative impacts on health systems, the environment, economic development, community well-being and quality of life.
The World Health Organsation (WHO) works worldwide to promote health and safety in society and serve the best interests of the vulnerable.
Starting in 2018 and continuing to 2030, the Global Action Plan plan on Physical Activity sets forth four objectives and 20 policy actions that are internationally universal…
The message is clear and we all need to be involved.
Make a move today, lead by example, be more active in your own life and perhaps inspire change in the life of another…
Let’s be active: Everyone, everywhere, everyday!
Read more about the World Health Organisation and the Global Action Plan HERE.