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Department of Health (RoI)

10.14655/771574-784560 Government of Ireland The health service seeks to improve the health and wellbeing of people The role of the Department of Health is to provide strategic leadership for the health service and to ensure that Government policies are t ...

The Obesity Society

The Obesity Society The social consequences of being overweight and obese The social consequences of being overweight and obese are serious and pervasive. Overweight and obese individuals are often targets of bias and stigma, and they are vulnerable to ne ...

Obesity Action Caolition (OAC)

Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) Individuals affected by obesity are often victims of negative stigma Individuals affected by obesity are often victims of negative stigma. Obesity stigma is a major issue and is the last socially acceptable form of discrimin ...

Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity

Yale Rudd Center A program of the Institution for Social and Policy Studies The Rudd Center seeks to improve the world’s diet, prevent obesity, and reduce weight stigma by establishing creative connections between science and public policy, developing tar ...

Outdoor Recreation Northern Ireland

Outdoor Recreation Northern Ireland 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. T ...

National Union of Students

National Union of Students (NUS) Students The National Union of Students (NUS) is a voluntary membership organisation which makes aims to provide assistance to students and its member students' unions. It is a confederation of 600 students' unio ...

Public Health England Obesity

10.14655/11971-756720 Public Health England (PHE) Overweight, Obesity The Public Health England Obesity website provides a single point of contact for wide-ranging authoritative information on data, evaluation, evidence and research related to weight stat ...

All-Island Food Poverty Network

safefood and the Food Standards Agency (FSA) Nutrition, Diet, Healthy eating, Food poverty Food poverty is the inability of individuals and households to obtain an adequate and nutritious diet, often because they cannot afford healthy food or there is a l ...

All-Island Obesity Action Forum

All-Island Obesity Forum Obesity, Overweight Established in December 2008 to support the implementation of obesity policies in both Northern Ireland (NI) and Republic of Ireland (ROI), the Forum brings together a wide range of stakeholders from over 31 di ...

First Steps Nutrition Trust

First Steps Nutrition Trust Nutrition information, Pregnancy First Steps Nutrition Trust is virtual, with no offices or full-time staff, and all those who work for First Steps do so on a part-time and freelance basis to fit in with other work commitments. ...

World Health Organization (WHO)

World Health Organization (WHO) World health authority WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, se ...

Baby Milk Action

Baby Milk Action Infant mortality, Young child morbidity Baby Milk Action is a non-profit organisation which aims to save lives and to end the avoidable suffering caused by inappropriate infant and young child feeding. Baby Milk Action works within a glob ...

International Baby food Action Network (IBFAN)

International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) Infant, Young child, Morbidity, Mortality The International Baby Food Action Network, IBFAN, consists of public interest groups working around the world to reduce infant and young child morbidity and mortalit ...

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR)

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Promoting healthy living The Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research, based at the University of Limerick, conducts multidisciplinary and translational research in p ...

Somerset and Wessex Eating Disorders Association

Information, support and advice for people suffering from eating disorders and their families. 10.14655/6744-214846 Somerset and Wessex Eating Disorders Association Eating disorders Information, support and advice for people suffering from eating disorder ...

Bord Bia

Bord Glas was integrated into Bord Bia on 1 July 2004. Horticulture is divided into two main sectors- the food sector e.g. fruit and vegetables including mushrooms, potatoes and glasshouse crops; and the amenity sector e.g. trees, shrubs, flowers, and bul ...

Sport Northern Ireland

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World Health Organization: Europe

World Health Organization (WHO) Supporting the development of national health policies, health systems and public health programmes WHO/Europe supports the 53 Member States in the WHO European Region in developing and sustaining their national health poli ...

Healthy Places

Healthy Places ENVIRONMENT, LAW, LEGISLATION, LIFESTYLE Healthy Places focuses on legal areas that are new, interesting, often not fully understood, or, not recognised at all as having a potential impact on health in a local area.  It highlights areas of ...

Diabetes UK

Diabetes UK DIABETES MELLITUS, QUALITY OF LIFE Diabetes UK is the largest organisation in the UK working for people with diabetes, funding research, campaigning and helping people live with the condition.They currently have over 150,000 members. They work ...

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