Global conference aims to put "Health in All Policies"

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Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Margaret Chan. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas

When it comes to health concerns, there is more that unites us than divides us, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

WHO says despite their differences, many countries are facing the same challenges such as ageing populations and rising public expectations for health care. Meanwhile, health care costs are skyrocketing.

These and other issues are being taken up at the 8th Global Conference on Health Promotion which opened on Monday in Helsinki, Finland.

Dianne Penn has the story.

Duration: 3’01″

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