40 Proven Strategies to Improve Public Health

August 28, 2012

The American Heart Association has compiled an evidence-based menu of effective interventions for policy makers, stakeholders and the public based on the results of over 1,000 scientific studies, and has documented 40 proven strategies for improving public health including policies that make healthy foods affordable, limits on advertising unhealthy foods to kids, bans on smoking in public and walkable communities. For more information, download the AMA Scientific Statement published in Circulation, 20/08/2012.