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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 ...

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 ...

A Diabetes Strategic Framework

Health Minister Michelle O'Neill is delighted to present a Diabetes Strategic Framework for the north of Ireland. Diabetes is a condition which we know affects at least 90,000 people living here. Every day here, on average, 10 people are newly diagno ...

A FITTER FUTURE FOR ALL (AFFFA): REVIEWED OUTCOME FRAMEWORK 2015- 2019

10.14655/799178-884107 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Obesity, Overweight, Weight management A Fitter Future for All, the cross-Departmental framework for preventing overweight and obesity across the life course of the population ...

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 ...

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 ...

A Healthy Weight for Ireland: Obesity Policy and Action Plan 2016 – 2025

Department of Health (RoI) Obesity, Overweight, Healthy eating, Eating Habits, Physical activity, Exercise This Obesity Policy and Action Plan is the result of the Government’s desire to assist its people to achieve better health and in particular to redu ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Belfast Active Travel Action Plan 2014-2020

10.14655/11971-819284 Belfast Strategic Partnership Active Travel The Belfast Strategic Partnership, which is led by the Public Health Agency, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust and Belfast City Council, is launching the  Belfast Active Travel Action Pl ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Breastfeeding- A Great Start: A Strategy for Northern Ireland 2013-2023 (Online Publication)

10.14655/799178-799459 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Well-being of mothers and babies in Northern Ireland The purpose of the Strategy is to improve the health and well-being of mothers and babies in Northern Ireland through breas ...

Breastfeeding- A Great Start: A Strategy for Northern Ireland 2013-2023 (PDF 2.6MB)

10.14655/799178-799458 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Well-being of mothers and babies in Northern Ireland The purpose of the Strategy is to improve the health and well-being of mothers and babies in Northern Ireland through breas ...

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 ...

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