Enfield Annual Public Health Report 2021
Dudu Sher-Arami, Interim Director of Public Health, London Borough of Enfield and Roseanna Kennedy-Smith, Senior Public Health Intelligence Analyst, London Borough of Enfield.
The Annual Public Health Report may be viewed at this link https://sway.office.com/s/m4o9HgdI72uQF39Y/embed
Our APHR focuses on obesity which is a considerable problem within the borough, two-thirds or 67% of adults in Enfield are classified as overweight or obese compared to 56% in London and 62% in England (PHE, 2018/19). The report describes the evidence around obesity in the borough, the impact, causes and initiatives we have in place to combat obesity in the borough and improve the overall health of our residents.
RECEIVED the introduction of the Enfield Annual Public Health Report by Dudu Sher-Arami, Interim Director of Public Health, and Roseanna Kennedy-Smith, Senior Public Health Intelligence Analyst, LB Enfield.
1. This year’s report was now live and available online. Everyone was encouraged to take a look, and feedback was welcomed. The format was user friendly, interactive, and easily shareable.
2. The report was first drafted before the pandemic, and was amended to reflect issues in respect of Covid and long term conditions, with a focus on obesity in the light of Covid.
IN RESPONSE the Chair thanked officers for all the work which had been done on the report and its updating. The report was welcomed, and links to the Council’s commitment to outdoor spaces and other strategies were noted.