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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

The National Health Promotion Strategy 2000- 2005

10.6.2000 This strategy will cover the years 2000 to 2005 and is intended as a resource and guide for all relevant stakeholders and interested parties concerned with promoting health in the new millennium. It also fulfils the important commitment to healt ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Irish Sports Council (ISC) Participation Strategy

Irish Sports Council (ISC) Strategy of sports initiatives for Ireland The Irish Sports Council acts as a resource for the National Governing (Bodies of Sport NGBs). One of the main priorities of the Irish Sports Council is to strengthen and develop capabi ...

WHO Nutrition National Focal Points

WHO/EC Joint WHO EC project to monitor progress in improving nutrition and physical activity and preventing obesity in EU countries At the WHO European Ministerial Conference on Counteracting Obesity (15-17 November 2006, Istanbul, Turkey), Member States ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Clare County Council Play policy

Clare County Council Community play area, Environment, Quality of Life The National Play Policy 'Ready, Steady, Play' was launched in March 2004. Its overall objective is to plan for an increase in public play facilities and thereby improve the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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