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What does HALE stand for?

HALE stands for Healthy Life Expectancy (World Health Organization)

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Health experts use a technique called Healthy Life Expectancy (HLE) to calculate the average age that a population remains active and free of serious disease.
These include helping people to live longer by reducing preventable deaths from conditions such as heart disease, stroke, cancer and liver disease and increasing healthy life expectancy by tackling conditions which place a burden on many lives, such as anxiety, depression and back pain.
For Dr Tony Jewell, Wales' chief medical officer, the gap in life and healthy life expectancy is the ultimate example of deprivation in action - people living in deprived communities have the lowest life expectancy and the greatest number of years of disability and ill health.