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What does PHG stand for?

PHG stands for Public Health Goal

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It contains public health goals in 42 areas, ranging from heart disease and cancer, to diabetes and immunizations.
To meet the public health goal of 150 minutes per week of moderate-intensity activity would require 16,650 steps within that time period for someone 5 feet tall, compared with 14,100 steps for someone 6 feet tall--a difference of 2,550 steps.
Especially at a time when transportation, energy consumption and health care are dominating public debate, articulating the junctions between transportation policy and good health could open new avenues for a variety of public health goals, according to "At The Intersection of Public Health and Transportation: Promoting Healthy Transportation Policy.
Recommendations from the report focus on protecting preventing climate-related health dangers by ensuring the responsiveness and efficiency of the public health system, preventing climate-related disease as much as possible by reducing greenhouse gas emissions to levels required to avoid the most severe effects of climate change, and aligning desirable goals like reductions in greenhouse gasses with critical public health goals.