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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 ...

People, Poverty and Participation

Combat Poverty Agency How the Irish public administration system embraces and applies the concept of participation in decision-making. This policy discussion paper sets out to explore if and how the Irish public administration system embraces and applies ...

Tackling Fuel Poverty can Improve Health, but needs Resources

Publish to PHW Public to Repository 10.14655/20040001 The Institute of Public Health in Ireland Fuel Poverty, Heart disease, Respiratory disease, Mental Health Fuel poverty is a significant threat to public health with its links to heart disease, respirat ...

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 ...

Decent Food for All (DFfA)

Armagh and Dungannon Health Action Zone, Northern Ireland AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY, ECONOMICS, EDUCATION, FOOD AND NUTRITION, INCOME DFfA is a four-year integrated, partnership-based programme committed to addressing food poverty and inequalities in physical ...

Little Doves Community Playgroup

Little Doves Community Playgroup Pre-school care and education programme Little Doves provides care and education for pre-school children and their parents in the West Winds estate under a voluntary management committee. Recent achievements- funding for O ...

The H.E.A.R.T. Project

The H.E.A.R.T. Project Programme to promote healthy living The H.E.A.R.T Project was developed in response to the health inequalities evident within the area of the Falls Ward. Funding was secured through The Big Lottery (formerly the New Opportunities Fu ...

EURO-PREVOB

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (Funded by the EU Commision) ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, OBESITY, POLICY FORMULATION, PREVENTION EURO-PREVOB is a European Coordination Action linking science and policy-making to tackle obesity. Funded by the Euro ...

Healthy Community Projects

Combat Poverty Agency (CPA) Community development initiatives The Combat Poverty Agency is a statutory advisory body responsible for developing and promoting evidence-based proposals and measures to combat poverty in Ireland. Under its Strategic Plan 2005 ...

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 ...

Inequalities in Health among School-aged Children in Ireland

HBSC Ireland, Health Promotion Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway CHRONIC ILLNESS, FOOD AND NUTRITION, GYPSIES AND TRAVELLERS, HEALTH STATUS, INDIVIDUAL BEHAVIOUR, OBESITY This is the second national report from the 2006 Irish Health ...

A Health Economics Model. The cost benefits of the Physical Activity Strategy for Northern Ireland- a summary of key findings

10.14655/799178-3740 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 fr ...

Healthy Lives, Brighter Futures: The Strategy for Children and Young People's Health

Department of Health OBESITY, SERVICES, WELLBEING In December 2007, the Government made a commitment in the Children's Plan to publish a child health strategy jointly between the Department of Health and the Department for Children, Schools and Famil ...

Food Access: whose responsibility?

New Policy Institute FOOD, FOOD ACCESS, FOOD POVERTY, LOW INCOME In Spring 2000, the New Policy Institute held a seminar to review four recent research projects addressing food access for low income communities, and to discuss where responsibility lies fo ...

Food and Nutrient intake and Attitudes Among Disadvantaged Groups on the Island of Ireland: Summary Report

Safefood CANCER, CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE, FINANCE, FOOD AND NUTRITION, OBESITY, SOCIOECONOMIC FACTORS, UNEMPLOYMENT Safefood research has revealed that social stresses which are part of daily life for many people from low socio-economic backgrounds are a m ...

Food Poverty: Fact or Fiction

Public Health Alliance for the Island of Ireland (PHA) COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION, FOOD POVERTY, LOW INCOME, SOCIAL EXCLUSION This report highlights that many of the causes of food poverty lie outside the health sector, with a clear need for joined up govern ...

Fresh Fruit in Schools: Summary Report 2002-2006

Health Promotion Agency FRUIT, NUTRITION, SCHOOL In October 2002 the Fresh Fruit in Schools scheme was launched. The scheme has its roots in the public health strategy, Investing for Health. This strategy, developed by a cross-departmental group (the Mini ...

Inequalities in Perceived Health

10.14655/20030001 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Social Capital, Health Survey, Socioeconomic factor A report on the All-Ireland Social Capital and Health Survey. This is the first report in Ireland, North or South, which measures and identifies sy ...

Inequalities in Young People's Health: Health Behaviour in School-aged Children International Report from the 2005/2006 Survey

Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit (CAHRU), HBSC nternational Coordinating Centre ACCESS TO SERVICES, HEALTH BEHAVIOUR, SOCIOECONOMIC FACTORS, YOUNG PEOPLE This international report from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) World Hea ...

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 ...

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