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Building Sport for Life: The Irish Sports Council's Strategy (2006-08)

Irish Sports Council Sport strategy The Irish Sports Council's new three-year strategic plan, "Building Sport for Life" reviews the Council's performance since 2003 and sets out the organisations key targets for the next three years. T ...

Improving Children's Life Chances: The Child Poverty Strategy

Northern Ireland Executive Child poverty This Strategy sets out the actions proposed by the Northern Ireland Executive to address the issue of Child Poverty. It is laid before the Assembly in fulfilment of their obligations under the Child Poverty Act 201 ...

Promoting Good Nutrition: A Strategy for Good Nutritional Care for Adults in all Care Settings in Northern Ireland 2011- 2016

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Nutrition strategy for adults in care The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety has launched "Promoting Good Nutrition: A Strategy for good nutritional care for adults in all c ...

Healthy Eating – Healthy Action

New Zealand Ministry of Health HEALTHY EATING, LIFESTYLE, NUTRITION, OBESITY, OVERWEIGHT, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, WEIGHT Improving nutrition, increasing physical activity, and reducing obesity are three of the thirteen health priorities identified in the New Z ...

Global Strategy on Diet, Physical Activity and Health (2004) World Health Organisation

World Health Organisation CHRONIC ILLNESS, DEATH, DISEASE AND DISABILITY, DIET, OBESITY, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY WHO adopted this strategy following the recognition of the unique opportunity that exists to formulate and implement an effective strategy to substa ...

The Welsh draft document Obesity Pathway

Welsh Assembly Government Draft document for the development of an approach to tackling the problem of obesity The rising levels of obesity in Wales represent a significant challenge. This draft all Wales obesity pathway has been developed to tackle this ...

Preventing Overweight and Obesity in Scotland: A Route Map Towards Healthy Weight

The Scottish Government This Route Map sets out the further direction of national and local government decision-making in the short and medium term in tackling obesity. In common with most of the developed world, Scotland is experiencing the obesity epide ...

Our Children and Young People- Our Pledge: A Ten Year Strategy for Children and Young People in Northern Ireland 2006-2016

Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister (Northern Ireland) Aims to help children and young people receive the best possible start in life and to fulfil their full potential The aim of this strategy is to ensure that by 2016 all our children ...

Sport Matters- The Northern Ireland Strategy for Sport and Physical Activity

Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure (DCAL) Strategy to promote sport and phyisical activity while improving access and facilities. The Northern Ireland Strategy for Sport and Physical Recreation, 2009- 2019". Sport Matters was developed by DCAL, ...

Regional Transportation Strategy

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Regional Development Strategy (Shaping Our Future)

Department for Regional Development The spatial strategy of the Executive, Northern Ireland This Regional Development Strategy (RDS) influences the Programme for Government (PfG); the Investment Strategy (ISNI); Departments’ investments; Councils’ investm ...

Play and Leisure Policy

Northern Ireland Executive Outlines the commitment of the Northern Ireland Executive towards ensuring a happier and healthier future for all children and young people. A play and leisure policy for Northern Ireland will be anchored within, and will help d ...

Department of Education and Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety CHILD, FOOD, HEALTHY EATING, NUTRITION, OBESITY, SCHOOL, INCOME, DISABILITY The main aim of the Food in Schools Policy, in line with the recommendations of the Fit Futures ...

Active Community Initiative: Northern Ireland Action Plan

Northern Ireland working Group, Voluntary Activity Unit, Department for Social Development Active community, Attitude, Community action, Volunteer A Northern Ireland Working Group on the Active Community Initiative was established in July 1999 to develop, ...

A Fitter Future for All: Consultation Document

10.14655/799178-50247 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Obesity prevention framework for Northern Ireland 2011- 2021 The prevalence of people who are overweight and obese has been steadily rising in Northern Ireland, and in the weste ...

Choosing Health: Making healthy choices easier

This White Paper sets out the key principles for supporting the public to make healthier and more informed choices in regards to their health. The Government will provide information and practical support to get people motivated and improve emotional well ...

Eating for Health: A Food and Health Action Plan for the South East

The SE FAHAP provides a framework for the direction of food related health work in the region. The strategy gives a national, regional and local policy context. It sets out objectives and actions to bring about change in the habits of consumers and in the ...

Active Travel Strategy Feb 2010

Getting the right mix of modes of transport for local trips matters. Walking or cycling can be a quicker and lower cost alternative to the car or public transport for many short trips, and are often the easiest ways for most of us to get more physically a ...

Be active, Be Healthy: A plan for getting the nation moving

Be Active, Be Healthy establishes a new framework for the delivery of physical activity aligned with sport for the period leading up to the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games and beyond. It also sets out new ideas for local authorities and pri ...

Leaner East: an obesity framework for the East of England 2006-2010

This framework outlines how the East of England will tackle the rise in the proportion of the population who are overweight and provide treatment for obesity. Department of Health Weight management This framework outlines how the East of England will tack ...

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