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Table 5 Sample of policy recommendations by Europhen[10]

From: An overview of ethical frameworks in public health: can they be supportive in the evaluation of programs to prevent overweight?

• Public health should strive to create an environment that structures and facilitates individual health, wellbeing and flourishing.
• Public health has a strong role to play in ensuring that people feel part of a society so that they can make a contribution to society.
• Public health institutions should respect the confidentiality of information that can bring harm to an individual or community if made public.
• Where there are risks to health, public health institutions should act in a timely manner on the information available.