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Lucy Fagan

Lucy Fagan

Lucy Fagan is Global Co-ordinator for the Commonwealth Youth Health Network, which partners with the Commonwealth Secretariat and member countries to achieve health-related development goals. This includes supporting country-level planning and ensuring youth-led accountability for health.

Lucy also serves as the Global Focal Point for sustainable development goal (SDG) 3 in the United Nations (UN) Major Group for Children and Youth, where she co-ordinates youth participation in health policy development, monitoring and review.

A public health specialist, Lucy has worked extensively in both health promotion and protection. Her experience includes:

  • developing strategic approaches to improve community health and wellbeing in London
  • co-ordinating international work on antimicrobial stewardship
  • and working to address challenges to strengthening health systems across multiple countries and contexts.

As a youth health advocate, Lucy has also been actively involved in negotiating for health and wellbeing within the 2030 Agenda and related UN processes – particularly around non-communicable diseases and universal health coverage.

Lucy is currently employed as a Principal Public Health Specialist for Public Health Wales where she is leading a new strategy to embed health, wellbeing and equity across all sectors and within the context of sustainable development.