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EACEA National Policies Platform


7. Health and Well-Being

Last update: 28 November 2023

In 2015, with the 6th reform of the State, a part of health policies have moved from Federal and Community levels to the Regions. 

At the Community level, Ministers and institutions related are also responsible for competences related to youth health:

  • the Minister of Sports and the Sport Ministry, ADEPS ;
  • the Minister of Childhood and the Birth and Childhood Office. 

In Wallonia, the former Minister of Health has initiated a Walloon plan for health prevention and health promotion targeting all the Walloon population including young people. the Minister of Health has presented a Health Plan to the Government in April 2016. This plan covers the period 2018-2022. It includes priorities such as the promotion of health, healthy lifestyles, healthy eating and nutrition, preventing risky behaviour and substance abuse for the entire population including young people.