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Non-Broadcast Media Advertising and Marketing of Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages, including Sponsorship and Retail Product Placement: Voluntary Codes of Practice

14.2.2018 In 2016 the Government approved and published ‘A Healthy Weight for Ireland – Obesity Policy and Action Plan, 2016 – 2025’ with a clear target of reversing obesity trends. A key action of this plan is to “Develop, implement and evaluate a Code o ...

Non-Broadcast Media Advertising and Marketing of Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages, including Sponsorship and Retail Product Placement: Voluntary Codes of Practice

14.2.2018 In 2016 the Government approved and published ‘A Healthy Weight for Ireland – Obesity Policy and Action Plan, 2016 – 2025’ with a clear target of reversing obesity trends. A key action of this plan is to “Develop, implement and evaluate a Code o ...

Joint Action on Nutrition and Physical Activity (JANPA): Work Package 4

Joint Action on Nutrition and Physical Activity (JANPA) Obesity, Overweight, Child Health, Nutrition, Physical Activity The overall aim of the project is to contribute to halting the rise of overweight and obesity in children and adolescents by 2020. JANP ...

Joint Action on Nutrition and Physical Activity (JANPA)

Joint Action on Nutrition and Physical Activity (JANPA) Obesity, Overweight, Child Health, Nutrition, Physical Activity The overall aim of the project is to contribute to halting the rise of overweight and obesity in children and adolescents by 2020. JANP ...

Trends in Health Behaviours, Health Outcomes and Contextual Factors between 1998-2014: findings from the Irish Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Study

30.5.2017 The HBSC is a cross-sectional study conducted in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe. It runs every 4 years and in 2014 there were 42 participating countries and regions collecting data on the health ...

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 ...

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. Publish to PHW Public to Repository 10.14655/11971-1135364 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Statistical repo ...

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

What are the estimated costs of childhood overweight and obesity on the island of Ireland? Date: November, 2017 ISBN: 978-1-905767-75-5 Downloads What are the estimated costs of childhood overweight and obesity on the island of Ireland?- report (PDF, 1.5M ...

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 ...

Let's take on childhood obesity

Let's take on childhood obesity Date: September, 2017 Downloads ‘Let’s take on childhood obesity’ (PDF, 2MB) Introduction In 2013, safefood were tasked by the Special Advisory Group on Obesity (SAGO) in the Republic of Ireland and by the Regional Obe ...

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 ...

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 ...

Minimum nutritional standards for catering in health and social care

Minimum nutritional standards for catering in health and social care Date: June, 2017 Downloads Minimum nutritional standards for catering in health and social care (PDF, 4MB) Introduction Evidence has shown that a healthy balanced diet with adequate amou ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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