It takes a village to raise a child

May 28, 2019 in ADPH Updates, President's Blog by admin

Guest post by ADPH President Jeanelle de Gruchy for the NHS England blog

The National Medical Director for NHS England and Improvement and the President of the Association of Directors of Public Health discuss why prevention is key to the NHS Long Term Plan:

‘It takes a village to raise a child’ – this wonderful saying beautifully captures how an entire community of people must interact with children for them to experience and grow in a safe and healthy environment.

It encapsulates the interconnectedness of our society, across the generations and across all aspects of our lives.

If you think about it, it’s also true for us every stage of our lives….

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