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Global Action Plan on Physical Activity

Dear Agita Mundo Members,

You may be aware the the WHO has recently released the first draft of the Global Action Plan on Physical Activity, and it is open for consultation. The International Society of Physical Activity and Health is hosting consultations, and you can have your say at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/ISPAH_GAPPA. Please feel free to share with others! We ensured that social mobilisation was one of the key components!

You may also wish to provide a written submission to the Online Consultation. Send to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. which will remain open until 22 September 2017. See the WHO Newsletter at the end of this message.

You may also wish to participate in the discussion in various webinars.

There is an ISPAH/ISBNPA Webinar on the draft WHO Global Action Plan on Physical Activity 2018-2030, open to all and scheduled for Tuesday 5th Sept 2017 : 21.00-22.00 (UK time). Connections details for the ISPAH/ ISBNPA Webinar on September 5, 2017, 21:00 London time. Register in advance for this webinar: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/a63f9d16a22813e966858a512be5123a

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

If this is not a suitable time, you may also wish to join the 2nd public webinar on the draft WHO Global Action Plan on Physical Activity 2018-2030 (GAPPA-document available at this link: http://www.who.int/ncds/governance/physical_activity_plan/en/) to provide an introduction and overview on its development, outline key issues and invite feedback from participants. Below are the details for your information.

Date and Time: September 6, 2017, 16:00 – 17:00 (Geneva time, GMT+2).

Weblink: Join WebEx meeting

Meeting number (access code): 847 987 262

Meeting password: RcCrKdQ6

Join from a video system or application: Dial This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Join by phone: +44-203-478-5289 Call-in toll number (UK) Global call-in numbers

Regional Webinars are also tentatively scheduled as below. Please check the ISPAH and WHO sites for updates.

  • Americas: 11-12 September - Washington DC, USA (tbc)
  • Western Pacific: 12-15 September - Tokyo, Japan
  • Africa: Webinar workshop week of 18 September (tbc)

PLEASE SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS, IDEAS AND SUPPORT FOR THIS GLOBAL PLAN!

Many thanks!

Vicki Lambert

Chairman, Agita Mundo

Head of Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine

Department of Human Biology

Faculty of Health Sciences

University of Cape Towntel: -21-6504571, 082-3126890

email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2017 who news