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Public Health Wales marks ten years of abdominal aortic aneurysm screening in Wales

Public Health Wales is urging men aged 65 to consider taking up the offer of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening, as it marks the tenth anniversary of its AAA screening programme. A recent survey conducted by Public Health Wales found that there was low awareness of the programme, with 77 per cent of the men responding not being aware of this potentially life-saving programme.

The majority of people in Wales support reallocating local road space to improve walking and cycling

The latest survey from Public Health Wales’ Time to Talk Public Health panel has revealed that most people in Wales support reallocating road space in their local area for walking (75 percent) and cycling (68 percent). Creating an active environment is essential to support people to be physically active. 

Public Health Wales' vision for a healthier future for Wales

As the national public health organisation for Wales, Public Health Wales works towards a Wales where people live longer, healthier lives and where all people in Wales have fair and equal access to the things that lead to good health and wellbeing.  

Proportion of children with a healthy weight comparable to pre-pandemic levels but issues remain

The number of children aged 4-5 years who were of a healthy weight is broadly similar to that of pre-pandemic levels, in the six health boards that have submitted data to the 2021-22 Child Measurement Programme published today by Public Health Wales. 

Horizon Scanning reports provide essential international learning to benefit health in Wales

Public Health Wales has published its third Summary Calendar of International Horizon Scanning Reports.  

International collaborations on health bring mutual benefits for all

The International Health Coordination Centre (IHCC) at Public Health Wales has detailed how supporting, strengthening and championing international and global health activity directly benefits people in Wales and beyond.

Public Health Wales reassures parents after cluster of enterovirus cases investigated

Public Health Wales doctors are reassuring parents after a very small number of cases of a rare complication of enterovirus has caused myocarditis in very young babies.

Using our data and knowledge? Please complete our user survey 

Public Health Wales has launched its annual survey into its data and knowledge outputs.  

New health outcomes data published

Public Health Wales has published new data on public health outcomes.  

More awareness needed to act F.A.S.T to treat stroke and save lives.

Public health experts are urging people to familiarise themselves with the symptoms of stroke, one of the biggest causes of death in Wales.