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Coronavirus: Disease Control

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 41059, tabled on 18 August 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department taking to increase resources for public health interventions to tackle co-morbidities associated with serious cases of covid-19.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

7 September 2021

The Office for Health Promotion (OHP) has been established to ensure that collaborative and sustained action on prevention. The OHP will systematically tackle the top preventable risk factors, improving the public’s health and narrowing health inequalities, including the co-morbidities that we know are associated with serious cases of Covid-19.

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