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Active East- A Physical Activity Framework for the East of England 2006

This document sets out the role of physical activity, not just in terms of its known health benefits, but also its wider social contribution. Physical activity is a cross cutting agenda and needs to involve a variety of organisations working in partnershi ...

Strategy framework for the prevention and treatment of obesity in Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire 2005-2008

Strategy produced by the Beds and Herts public health network Anka Johnston Prevention and treatment of Obesity Strategy produced by the Beds and Herts public health network Obesity Policy Policies, Strategies & Action plans http://www.erpho.org.uk/do ...

Be Active – Be Healthy. Northern Ireland Physical Activity Strategy 1996- 2002

Health Promotion Agency (HPA) Health related physical activity The overall aim of this strategy is to increase levels of health related physical activity particularly among those who exercise least. The need to develop such a strategy, which would focus o ...

Eating and Health: A Food and Nutrition Strategy for Northern Ireland

Health Promotion Agency (HPA) DIET, EATING HABIT, EDUCATION, FOOD, HEALTH POLICY, NUTRITION This strategy builds upon the broad nutritional targets identified in the Regional Strategy for the Northern Ireland Health and Personal Social Services (1992-1997 ...

1992 World Declaration on Nutrition

Food and Agriculture Organisation Nutrition, Food, Lifestyle, Physical activity In December 1992 the first International Conference on Nutrition (ICN) was held in FAO's Headquarters in Rome. The conference was jointly sponsored by the Food and Agricu ...

Health Economics Model: The Cost Benefits of the Physical Activity Strategy for Northern Ireland

Health Development Agency COST BENEFIT ANALYSIS, HEALTH ECONOMICS, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY Worldwide research has established that physical inactivity is an independent risk factor for coronary heart disease, and a risk factor for type 2 diabetes, obesity and h ...

Galway City Recreation and Amenity Needs Study

Galway City Council Recreation facility, Sports, Physical activity The Galway City Recreation and Amenity Needs Study sets out a strategy for the development of passive and active recreation within the city. The preparation of the Study is a requirement o ...

The Growing Season

Toronto Food and Hunger Action Committee Action plan to reduce hunger and health inequalities in Canada This report is the second part of a program of consultation and research on food and hunger in the City of Toronto. The Food and Hunger Action Committe ...

Tending the Garden

Toronto Food and Hunger Action Committee Action plan to reduce hunger and help improve food security This is the final report on the implementation of 'The Growing Season' with recommendations for future action. The Growing Season is an action p ...

Food Standards Agency: A Force for Change

Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland FOOD, FOOD SAFETY, HEALTH PROMOTION The White Paper, The Food Standards Agency: A Force for Change, published on 14 January, sets out plans for a new public body which will transform the way in which food saf ...

Food Poverty and Policy

Combat Poverty Agency, Crosscare & the Society of St. Vincent de Paul FOOD POVERTY, NUTRITION, TRANSPORT The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Crosscare and Combat Poverty Agency launched the Food Poverty and Policy on 28 May 2004 to highlight the growi ...

Fit Futures: Focus on Food, Activity and Young People

Department of Health, Social Services & Public Safety FOOD AND NUTRITION, NUTRITION, OBESITY, OVERWEIGHT, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, YOUNG PEOPLE The Fit Futures taskforce was set up by the Ministerial group on Public Health (MGPH) in 2004 to consider and eva ...

Healthy Lives, Brighter Futures: The Strategy for Children and Young People's Health

Department of Health OBESITY, SERVICES, WELLBEING In December 2007, the Government made a commitment in the Children's Plan to publish a child health strategy jointly between the Department of Health and the Department for Children, Schools and Famil ...

Healthy Weight, Healthy Lives: A toolkit for developing local strategies

Department of Health OBESITY, OVERWEIGHT, PREVENTION This toolkit is to help PCTs and Local Authorities plan, coordinate and implement comprehensive strategies to prevent and manage overweight and obesity. It provides information and tools including usefu ...

A Health Economics Model. The cost benefits of the Physical Activity Strategy for Northern Ireland- a summary of key findings

Swales, C., Economics Branch, Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Framework for maximising efforts to improve health and wellbeing and reduce health inequalities across all sectors This summary report follows on from the publication of ...

Healthy Weight, Healthy Lives: A Cross Government Strategy for England

Department of Health OBESITY, OVERWEIGHT, WEIGHT This cross-government strategy is the first step in a sustained programme to support people to maintain a healthy weight. It will be followed by a public annual report that assesses progress, looks at the l ...

Healthy Weight, Healthy Lives: A Cross-Government Research and Surveillance Plan for England

Department of Health OBESITY, OVERWEIGHT, WEIGHT This document sets out the government plan for development of additional research and surveillance focused on obesity, overweight, and their determinants in England. The goal is to achieve co-ordinated acti ...

IPH response to A Healthier Future: A 20 year vision for health and wellbeing in Northern Ireland

10.14655/20050001 The Institute of Public Health in Ireland Cooperation, Public health, Health impact, Education, Social determinants The Institute of Public Health in Ireland aims to promote cooperation for public health between Northern Ireland and Irel ...

Healthy Weight, Healthy Lives: One Year On

Department of Health OBESITY, OVERWEIGHT, WEIGHT, CONSUMER This report reviews progress on the delivery of Healthy Weight, Healthy Lives: A Cross-Government Strategy for England (published January 2008) and sets out priorities for the future. Maintaining ...

Post-Primary School Development Planning Initiative

School Development Planning Initiative (SDPI) Initiative to help school communities address their planning needs. The School Development Planning Initiative (SDPI) was established in 1999 to stimulate and strengthen a culture of collaborative development ...

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