Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization, November 2016
When the PAHO Directing Council approved the world’s first Plan of Action on Health in All Policies in September 2014, it took the lead on implementing an ambitious and innovative approach to public policy-making. The present document summarizes the key recommendations from a group of experts and highlights important considerations for implementing the Plan of Action. These recommendations are followed by a concise outline of concrete actions that should be taken in the Region, the expected time frame for action, and identification of the entities responsible for ensuring that the actions are carried out. The outline follows the format laid out in the Plan of Action on Health in All Policies, based on the six strategic lines of action and their specific objectives, with approved indicators for monitoring and evaluation.