8 Investments

Introduction

ISPAH’s Eight Investments That Work for Physical Activity | #8Investments

A call to action for everyone, everywhere, including professionals, academics, civil society and decision makers, to embed physical activity in national and subnational policies.

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Jasper Schipperijn

ISPAH President

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Catherine Draper

ISPAH Past-President

Africa

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Lindsey Reece

ISPAH Advocacy Lead

Australasia

Advocacy Kit

Share and Advocate

Amplify reach and engagement with the document by sharing it! As outlined on page 18 and 19 of the full document, sharing is only one step in advocacy. The next advocacy step is using the Eight Investments within your networks and circle of influence. The suggestions and resources are to assist you to advocate within your networks.
1. Write to your colleagues and other professionals by adding in your details to this Modifiable Template Letter.
2. Write a blog or embed within your newsletter using the Newsletter Draft Text.
3. Present ISPAH’s Eight Investments to your colleagues, influencers and decision makers using this Presentation.
4. Like, comment, share and tag! On social media, please use #8Investments and content from the Social Media Toolkit.

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Post 1: I/We endorse the #8Investments that work for physical activity! Everyone has a role to play to get our nations more active – what will you do? #timetoact #BeActive @ISPAH @WHO

Post 2: Together, we can beat #NCDs by supporting and TAKING ACTION on the @ISPAH #8Investments that work for physical activity! Read, SHARE, ENDORSE & FEEDBACK

For all posts, use #8Investments. Please also tag ISPAH on our social platforms.

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You can show your support for ISPAH’s Eight Investments. As an individual, as an organisation, or both, you can endorse the Eight Investments That Work. We will list endorsing individuals and organisations here on our website on an ongoing basis.
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