Women’s Life Expectancy

Part of Women and Equalities – in the House of Commons on 25th April 2019.

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Photo of Stephen Hammond Stephen Hammond Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

Preventing health problems is the best way to improve life expectancy. We are taking action on childhood obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease and action to reduce smoking rates. Later this year, my Department will produce a prevention Green Paper, which will set out cross-Government plans for prevention in greater detail.