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Public Health unveils three-year plan

Focus now on 'reducing risk factors'

The Island's Public Health Directorate has released its latest business plan, outlining projects and priorities for health development over the next three years.

The document focuses on 'reducing risk factors' in areas like obesity, oral health, mental health, and drug and alcohol misuse.

Director Public Health Dr Henrietta Ewart says schemes helping the greatest number of people at an affordable cost are vital.

You can view the full plan on the government website.

Dr Ewart told Manx Radio it's pivotal to take a strategic approach to public health:

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