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HIA Forum, HIA: A tool to support healthier communities (September 2009)

10.14655/20090015 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Health Impact Assessment The HIA Forum provides an opportunity for those with an interest in HIA to meet, share experiences, hear about new developments and consider how to progress HIA. 2009 HIA For ...

Combat Poverty Agency

Combat Poverty Agency FUEL POVERTY, GOVERNMENT, POVERTY For over 20 years Combat Poverty played a key role in increasing awareness and understanding of poverty and in influencing and informing government policies to tackle poverty in Ireland. From the out ...

Continuous Household Survey, Northern Ireland

Central Survey Unit, Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION, CONTRACEPTION, EDUCATION, EMPLOYMENT, HOUSEHOLDS, HOUSING STANDARDS, INCOME, SELF RATED HEALTH, SMOKING The Continuous Household Survey (CHS) began in 1983 a ...

Family Resources Survey (FRS)

Department for Work and Pensions, United Kingdom EMPLOYMENT, FINANCE, INCOME, MONITORING The Family Resources Survey is a continuous annual survey that collects information on the incomes and circumstances of private households in the United Kingdom (or G ...

Welsh Health Survey

National Assembly for Wales People's general health, specific illnesses for which they had been treated, their use of health services and satisfaction with the service provided The Welsh Health Survey is a self-completion postal survey using a sample ...

Women in Sport and Physical Activity (WISPA)

Women in Sport and Physical Activity (WISPA) Organisation that encourages, empowers and educates women to become involved in enjoyable fun based physical activity programmes of their choice, which will enhance their broader health and wellbeing. WISPA dev ...

Superfoods Campaign

Safefood Campaign to raise awareness of the benefits of children eating everyday foods This safefood campaign aimed to raise awareness that in reality most ordinary, everyday foods like lean meat, fruits, vegetables and wholegrains have superfood properti ...

Healthy Amagerforbraending

Amager forbraending, Municipality of Copenhagen ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION, HEALTH STATUS, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, SMOKING A high absence due to illness among the unskilled workers on Amagerforbraending lead to this project carried out in cooperation between the muni ...

The "Romss in Motion" Community-based Intervention

Norwegian School of Sport Science Project to improve health and reduce inequalities among the disadvantaged population of Oslo The main objective of this project was to identify effective public health approaches to improve the health of large subgroups i ...

Food Safety Week

Belfast Health & Social Care Trust FOOD, HEALTHY EATING, OBESITY The aim of this project is to promote safe practice in relation to food through: dietitians, the Health Promotion Officer and with literature provided from the Health Promotion Agency fo ...

Review of Urban & Gaeltacht School Meals Schemes

Department of Social and Family Affairs A review of the scheme to to provide meals to school children The School Meals Scheme (SMS or "the Scheme") provides "meals" to some 60,000 pupils in almost 400 schools at a total overall cost of ...

School nutrition and action survey (SNAKS)

Midland Health Board Report on a programme undertaken to increase healthy eating in the postprimary schools in the Midland Health Board region The objective of this report is increase healthy eating practice and knowledge of post-primary school student in ...

Share Your Meal

Danone Sp. z o.o., Poland Free meals Initiative for Polish children in need through schools, day-care centers, after-school centers, NGOs and other specialised institutions. Closing the Gap Good-Practice Directory. Closing the Gap Good-Practice Directory. ...

Hobby Horse Play Group

Hobby Horse Play Group Programme for play facilities for children A play group facility for children aged 3 and 4 which covers the 7 areas of learning. Children must sign up for the year and it costs 14.00 per week. The play group is open from 9.30- 1.00, ...

Tackling Food Poverty: Lessons from the Decent Food for All (DFfa) Intervention

10.14655/749069-3631 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Food poverty, Food access, Healthy food, Socio-economic group This is the report of an evaluation carried out for safefood by the Institute of Public Health in Ireland. This report summarises the ...

"Healthwise" Physical Activity Referral Initiative

Department of Public Health Medicine, Eastern Health & Social Services Board & The Physical Activity Coordination Group A referral programme of guidance and physical activity for patients with suffering health risks The Eastern Board along with it ...

Action for Life

Irish Heart Foundation Physical activity, Primary school, Teacher, Student The 'Action For Life' for Primary Schools Health Related Physical Activity programme is a resource for primary school teachers of all classes (junior infants- sixth class ...

Early Years Health Promotion Project

Leitrim County Council Childcare Committee and Sligo County childcare Committee EDUCATION, FOOD, LIFESTYLE, NUTRITION, ORAL HEALTH, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, SERVICES, SUN PROTECTION The Early Years Health Promotion Project is a collaborative initiative between ...

Active 8 Programme

Women in Sport Programme Peer mentoring programme promoting increased physical activity in teenage girls. Active 8 is a peer mentoring programme designed to promote increased physical activity levels among teenage girls. This project aims to increase the ...

Ag Sugradh le Cheile

Health Service Executive Physical activity, Primary school, Child health Research suggests that children have become less fit and less active in recent times. Concerns arise from evidence documenting that activity levels in young children are falling. Phy ...

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