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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 ...

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 ...

Galway City Recreation and Amenity Needs Study

Galway City Council Recreation facility, Sports, Physical activity The Galway City Recreation and Amenity Needs Study sets out a strategy for the development of passive and active recreation within the city. The preparation of the Study is a requirement o ...

Health Economics Model: The Cost Benefits of the Physical Activity Strategy for Northern Ireland

Health Development Agency COST BENEFIT ANALYSIS, HEALTH ECONOMICS, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY Worldwide research has established that physical inactivity is an independent risk factor for coronary heart disease, and a risk factor for type 2 diabetes, obesity and h ...

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 Healthier Future: A Strategic Framework for Respiratory Conditions

10.14655/799178-4542 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) Framework for the prevention of respiratory disease In Northern Ireland in 2002-03, there were almost 30,000 admissions to hospital for respiratory conditions utilizing ...

A strategy for cancer control in Ireland / National Cancer Forum

Department of Health and Children Strategy for Cancer Control aims to build on the major successes in cancer that have been delivered under the 1996 National Cancer Strategy To address the rapidly rising burden of cancer, this second National Cancer Strat ...

Action on Smoking and Health

Action on Smoking and Health Tobacco, Smoking, Society. Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Ireland is focused on reducing the impact of tobacco use in Irish society. Just under 7,000 Irish citizens die each year from the effects of tobacco related disease ...

Transforming the Future for Prostate Cancer: The Prostate Cancer Charity's 2020 goals and 2008-2014 strategy

Transforming the future for prostate cancer’ sets out five major goals that the Charity believe need to be achieved for people affected by prostate cancer by 2020. These goals will be reached when everyone concerned – people affected by the disease, chari ...

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 ...

Health and Wellbeing: Into the Next Millennium (1997-2002)

Department of Health and Social Services LIFESTYLE, MENTAL HEALTH, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, SOCIAL EXCLUSION, WELLBEING This strategy describes the vision of the Department of Health and Social Services for how its work should be taken forward over the five yea ...

An Integrated Work Force Planning Strategy For The Health Services 2009- 2012

Workforce planning identifies the composition of the workforce required to deliver health service goals. It encompasses a range of human resource activities aimed at the short, medium and long-term. Workforce planning that is integrated with service and f ...

Equality Bill: Making it work Policy proposals for specific duties: Policy Statement

The new single Equality Duty represents an exciting next step in equality legislation. The existing public sector equality duties for race, disability and gender were pioneering pieces of legislation which placed the public sector at the forefront of tack ...

Northern Ireland Health and Social Care Inequalities Monitorng System: sub-regional Inequalities- HSC Trusts 2010

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Northern Ireland Health inequalities experienced by groups at Health and Social Care Trust area level across the range of indicators The DHSSPS has developed a programme of work to provide a firm fou ...

Strategy to Prevent Falls and Fractures in Ireland’s Ageing Population

Health Service Executive (HSE) Strategic document with primary focus on the prevention of injuries due to falls and fractures in older people The Health Service Executive, Department of Health and Children and National Council on Ageing and Older people h ...

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 ...

Preventing Overweight and Obesity in Scotland: A Route Map Towards Healthy Weight

The Scottish Government This Route Map sets out the further direction of national and local government decision-making in the short and medium term in tackling obesity. In common with most of the developed world, Scotland is experiencing the obesity epide ...

National Strategy to Reduce Social Inequalities in Health, Norwegian Ministry of Health and Care Services (2006-07)

Norwegian Ministry of Health and Care Services HEALTH BEHAVIOUR, HEALTH INEQUALITY, HEALTH POLICY, SOCIAL INEQUALITY The Norwegian population enjoys good health. However, averages conceal major, systematic inequalities. Health is unevenly distributed amon ...

Healthy Lives, Healthy People: A call to action on obesity in England

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Health Service Executive's Chronic Conditions Page

Health Service Executive (HSE) Chronic disease Services for people with chronic illness aim to promote quality of life and independence for people with chronic illness/conditions by ensuring they receive coordinated care and support that is planned in par ...

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