Britain setting up new health office with Singapore's Health Promotion Board as model

Britain's new health promotion office will address and tackle important public health issues.
Britain's new health promotion office will address and tackle important public health issues.PHOTO: AFP

SINGAPORE - The Health Promotion Board (HPB) in Singapore will be the model for a new office Britain is setting up to lead its efforts to improve and level up the public's health.

Announcing the move on March 29, the country's Department of Health and Social Care said: "This office and approach will be modelled on successful methods to this agenda internationally, such as in Singapore, which has a Health Promotion Board, and has pioneered new digital public health schemes, such as their 'National Steps Challenge'."

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