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Making obesity everybody's business: A whole systems approach to obesity

Local Government Association, Public Health England and the Association of Directors of Public Health Obesity, Overweight, weight Management, Children and Young People's Health Obesity is a complex problem with a large number of different but often i ...

Health at a Glance: Europe 2016

OECD Health indicator, Health system This fourth edition of Health at a Glance: Europe presents key indicators of health and health systems in the 28 EU countries, 5 candidate countries to the EU and 3 EFTA countries. This 2016 edition contains two main n ...

A 'Watershed' Moment- Why it's Prime Time to Protect Children from Junk Food Adverts

Obesity Health Alliance (OHA) Food and Drink Adverts, Child Health, Television Advertising, TV, Family Viewing, Fruit, Vegetables, Fast Food We have a childhood obesity epidemic with more than one in three children in England overweight or obese by the ti ...

A 'Watershed' Moment- Why it's Prime Time to Protect Children from Junk Food Adverts

Obesity Health Alliance (OHA) Food and Drink Adverts, Child Health, Television Advertising, TV, Family Viewing, Fruit, Vegetables, Fast Food We have a childhood obesity epidemic with more than one in three children in England overweight or obese by the ti ...

Nutrition Standards for School Meals

25.9.2017 These Nutrition Standards for School Meals are being published under the auspices of Healthy Ireland, the national Framework which aims to improve the health and wellbeing of the population of Ireland. Healthy Ireland takes a â?~whole of Governm ...

What are the estimated costs of childhood overweight and obesity on the Island of Ireland?

10.14655/11971-1126949 safefood Weight, Overweight, Obesity, Child Health, Childhood Obesity Over the past 3 decades the prevalence of overweight and obesity has increased markedly in Ireland and worldwide. In the Republic of Ireland it is currently estim ...

Health Survey (NI) 2016/17

Department of Health (NI) Smoking, Overweight, Child Health, Physical Activity, Eating Habits, Healthy Eating, Fruit and vegetables The Department of Health today (24 October 2017) published the “Health Survey (NI): First Results 2016/17” report and accom ...

Health Ireland Survey 2017

Department of Health (RoI) Smoking, Alcohol, Diet, Nutrition, Weight, Active Travel, Health Behaviour, Young People, Sexual Health, Health Service Utilisation, Antibiotics, Breastfeeding This report provides an overview of results from the third wave of t ...

Get Ireland Walking Strategy and Action Plan 2017- 2020

Sport Ireland Physical Activity, Walking, Health Activity, Pedestrian Infrastructure, Healthy Living, Lifestyle The Get Ireland Walking (GIW) is an initiative of Sport Ireland, funded by Healthy Ireland, delivered by Mountaineering Ireland and supported b ...

Consumer preferences for poultry decontamination methods on the island of Ireland

Consumer preferences for poultry decontamination methods on the island of Ireland Date: August, 2017 ISBN: 978-1-905767-72-4 Downloads Consumer preferences of poultry decontamination methods on the island of Ireland (PDF, 2MB) Introduction Campylobacter i ...

Evaluation of the Community Food Initiative Programme 2013- 2015

Evaluation of the Community Food Initiative Programme 2013â?"2015 Date: August, 2017 ISBN: 978-1-905767-73-1 Downloads Evaluation of the Community Food Initiative Programme 2013–2015 (PDF, 2MB) Evaluation of the Community Food Initiative Programme 20 ...

Sugary fizzy drinks /squashes by sex, age-group, and deprivation quintile 2015/16

This information has been produced from the health survey Northern Ireland and issued 10th January 2017. Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Statistical reports, DoH statistics and research, Department of Health commissioned surveys This information h ...

Framework for Preventing and Addressing Overweight and Obesity 2012-2022- Progress Report on 2015-19 outcomes (June 2015- June 2016)

This report outlines the current progress (June 2015 to June 2016) made under the current implementation[i], of the ten year obesity prevention framework A Fitter Future for All 2012–2022.   Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Corporate reports, Profe ...

Tables from health survey Northern Ireland

Tables outlining: adult and child BMI levels, the foods people eat on most days of the week and fruit & vegetable intake, the amount of physical activity undertaken per week and sedentary behaviour, knowledge & awareness of sexual health issues, i ...

Urban Green Space Interventions and Health: A Review of Impacts and Effectivness

World Health Organization (WHO) Urban Health, Cities, Environment, Spoace, Obesity, Cardiovascular Health, Well-being, Equity Interventions on green space in urban settings can help address public health issues related to obesity, cardiovascular effects, ...

Adult Weight Management: Guidance for Commissioners and Providers

Public Health England (PHE) Weight, Overweight, Weight management, Obese, Diet This guide supports commissioners and providers of tier 2 adult weight management services, including: local authorities (LAs) clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) NHS institut ...

Trends in health behaviours, health outcomes and contextual factors between 1998-2014: findings from the Irish health behaviour in school-aged children study.

This report provides us with a very important picture of the trends in the health behaviours of school-aged children. It describes the self-reported health status for children in Ireland over time in relation to key indicators: health behaviours (eg smoki ...

Weigh to a healthy pregnancy

This leaflet was developed by the PHA to introduce the Weigh to a health pregnancy programme, a weight management programme for pregnant women with a BMI of 40 and over. The programme offers extra support from midwives, dietitian and physiotherapist with ...

Physical activity infographics

A new tool has been distributed to GPs to help highlight the importance of physical activity. Consisting of three infographics covering the age groups 0-5 years, 5-18 years, and adults and older people, it is designed to encourage health professionals to ...

Comparison of general obesity and measures of body fat distribution in older adults in relation to cancer risk: meta-analysis of individual participant data of seven prospective cohorts in Europe

We evaluated the associations of anthropometric indicators of general obesity (body mass index, BMI), an established risk factor of various cancer, and body fat distribution (waist circumference, WC; hip circumference, HC; and waist-to-hip ratio, WHR), wh ...

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