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eHealth Strategy for Ireland

7.6.2013 eHealth Strategy for Ireland The purpose of the strategy is to provide an outline of eHealth and demonstrate how the individual citizen, the Irish healthcare delivery systems – both public and private – and the economy as a whole will benefit fro ...

Changing Cardiovascular Health: National Cardiovascular Health Policy 2010- 2019

11.3.2010 Changing Cardiovascular Health: National Cardiovascular Health Policy 2010 â?" 2019 Click here to download PDF 2.23MB 10.14655/771574-773793 Department of Health (Ireland) Coronary Heart Disease, Cardiovascular Health, Healthcare, Disease M ...

Breastfeeding in Ireland. A five-year strategic action plan- National Committee on Breastfeeding 2005

24.3.2005 Click here to download PDF Department of Health (Ireland) Breastfeeding The protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding has been identified in many national policy documents as a major public health issue. Breastfeeding offers mothers and ...

The National Health Promotion Strategy 2000- 2005

10.6.2000 This strategy will cover the years 2000 to 2005 and is intended as a resource and guide for all relevant stakeholders and interested parties concerned with promoting health in the new millennium. It also fulfils the important commitment to healt ...

Better Outcomes, Brighter Futures: The National Policy Framework for Children and Young People 2014- 2020 (Briefing Note)

Department of Children and Youth Affairs Child health Frances Fitzgerald TD, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, has been joined by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD and An Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore TD to launch ‘Better Outcomes, Brighter Futures: the National ...

Better Outcomes, Brighter Futures: The National Policy Framework for Children and Young People 2014- 2020

Department of Children and Youth Affairs Child health, Child protection, Early years, Childhoodmhealth, Parenting, Family, At-risk child, Behaviour Frances Fitzgerald TD, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, has been joined by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny ...

Healthy Food for All: Strategic Plan 2014- 2016

Healthy Food for All (HFfA) Access, Health information. Food poverty Healthy Food for All exists to end food poverty across the island of Ireland: working with local communities from West Cork to Antrim, it is exploring and documenting what works to promo ...

Food in Schools Policy

Department of Education and the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Food, Nutrition, Guideline, School Following public consultation, the Department of Education and the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety have publ ...

Outdoor Recreation Strategies

Sport Northern Ireland Promoting physical activity and the environment In March 2013 Sport NI launched ‘Our Great Outdoors- A Draft Outdoor Recreation Action Plan for Northern Ireland’. One of the actions contained within this plan was “to map current hub ...

An Action Plan for Active Travel in Northern Ireland

Department for Regional Development (DRD) Travelwise NI Travel, Tansport, Local authority, Walking, Cycling This Action Plan for Active Travel has been developed to reflect how government departments, local authorities and voluntary bodies can help to del ...

Outdoor Recreation NI Operational Plan 2012- 2015

Outdoor Recreation NI Promoting physical activity and the environment Outdoor Recreation NI is a organisation which brings together all groups and bodies, which have an interest in, or involvement in outdoor recreation in Northern Ireland. The organisatio ...

Early Years Strategy

Department of Education Northern Ireland (DENI) Children, Quality of services On 25 June 2010 the former Education Minister Caitríona Ruane, launched the consultation process of the draft Early Years (0-6) Strategy. The consultation period was extended un ...

Play and Leisure Implementation Plan

Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister child d] The Play and Leisure Implementation Plan aims to see a high value placed on play and improved play and leisure facilities for all children and young people in order to support their developme ...

Play and Leisure Policy

Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister Child development The aim of the policy is to establish play within a policy framework that will place high value on play and leisure as an essential element in the development of children's live ...

Infant Feeding Policy for Maternity and Neonatal Services

Health Service Executive (HSE) Breastfeeding The purpose of this policy is to provide consistent evidence based direction for best practice in order to: O provide consistent high quality service for patients O avoid conflicting information being given to ...

Cardiovascular Disease Outcomes Strategy: Improving outcomes for people with or at risk of cardiovascular disease

Department of Health This strategy sets out outcomes for people with or at risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in line with the NHS and Public Health Outcomes Frameworks. It identifies 10 main actions to improve outcomes. The strategy recommends: reducin ...

The Food Information Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2013

Food Standards Agency (FSA) This consultation sets out our proposals for the draft Food Information Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2013 to provide the structure for the enforcement of food information to consumers, as well as providing for certain measure ...

Front of Pack Nutrition Labelling: BRC consultation on proposed format

Food Standards Agency (FSA) Nutrition labelling The British Retail Consortium (BRC) is leading a project, on behalf of the Food Standards Agency, Department of Health, Scottish and Welsh Government, developing guidance on the presentational design aspects ...

Milk and Fruit distribution in schools

EuroHealthNet Healthy eating, Schools, Fruit, Child health, Diet, Nutrition The Commission is seeking input from the public on different policy options as part of its reflections on the future of both schemes. In the school year 2010/2011, both schemes to ...

IPH Submission to the Department of Health and Children Statement of Strategy 2008-2010

10.14655/20070008 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Society, Poverty, Vulnerable group The Department of Health and Children Statement of Strategy will map out in broad terms the Department’s key areas of strategic action in the coming three yea ...

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