WHO Executive Board endorses development of a WHO global action plan on revitalising physical activity for health

Monday, January 30, 2017

The World Health Organization’s 140th Session of the Executive Board recently endorsed a proposal to develop a global action plan on physical activity. The NCD Alliance and the International Society of Physical Activity and Health (ISPAH) welcomed inclusion of item 10.6 “Revitalizing physical activity for health” on the agenda of the World Health Organization’s Executive Board (WHO EB). The item is a proposal to request the Director-General to prepare a draft action plan on Physical Activity for consideration at EB142 (January 2018) and WHA71 (May 2018) and was endorsed with no objections.

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