What is Health?

“Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity”

World Health Organisation


What Determines How Healthy People Are?

IHT has adopted the World Health Organisation’s definition of the determinants of health.

The World Health Organisation Determinants of Health clearly identifies employment, financial, and social status as key factors in determining the health of any community.

IHT’s beneficiary populations

Island Health Trust is a charity dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of the residents of both the London Boroughs of Tower Hamlets and Newham. The Public Health England Health Profiles are referenced below.