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National Rheumatology Programme

Health Service Executive (HSE) Rheumatic disease The aims of the programme are to adopt a chronic disease model of care, to facilitate “the right person, right place, first time” approach to the patient with rheumatic disease. To reduce mortality associat ...

MenuCal

Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) Calorie calculator MenuCal has been developed for food businesses in Ireland that wish to calculate calories for their menu. It has been developed with the input of chefs, caterers and small business owners. Obesity ...

The European Social Fund in Ireland 2007- 2013

European Social Fund (ESF), Department of Education and Sklls Employment The specific objectives of the ESF are to help prevent and fight unemployment; to make Europe's workforce and companies better equipped to face new challenges and to prevent peo ...

Swim for all Programme

Kerry Recreation and Sports Partnership Physical activity programme for young people with disabilities The programme is part of a national initiative to encourage greater participation among people with disabilities in exercise and physical activity throu ...

Powerchair Football

Kerry Recreation and Sports Partnership Team sport played by power wheel chair users Powerchair football aims to provide wheelchair users with an opportunity to participate in sport. It is played in a sports hall and is an extremely challenging game simil ...

Way to go Kids

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NURISH (Nutrition Understanding Research Innovation Society Health)

Healthy Living Centre, Dublin City University Food, Diet, Research and Health “NURISH” is part of the School of Nursing and Human Sciences at DCU. It aims to provide nutritional information and advice on the importance of healthy eating. Nurish offers one ...

Toolkit for School Travel

National Transport Authority, in conjunction with An Taisce Green-Schools Toolkit for schools who are currently not engaged with the Green-Schools Programme and who wish to promote ways of reducing car use on the trip to and from school, and to reduce the ...

Camp Abilities Ireland

CARA Adapted Physical Actvity Centre and IT Tralee Sports, Recreation, Camp for children, Visual impairment Following on from the sucess of the 2011 Campablitites, the CARA Adapted Physical Activity Centre Ltd and the Institute of Technology Tralee in ass ...

Childhood Development Initiative (CDI)

Childhood Development Initiative Child development, Child health CDI began its work in late 2003 in order to develop a solutions-based 10 year strategy to improve the health, safety and learning of the children of the area and to increase their sense of b ...

Galway Healthy Cities

SLÁN 2007 Report. Survey of Lifestyle, Attitudes & Nutrition Galway Healthy Cities EDUCATION, ENVIRONMENT, LIVING CONDITIONS, RELATIONSHIP Your health is determined by your circumstances and environment. Factors such as where you live, your education, ...

Gaelic Football Skills Coaching Camp

Kerry Recreation and Sports Partnership Physical activity programme, Children, Developmental co-ordination disorder, Dyspraxia Programme and Kerry Community Pediatric Occupational Therapy Services (HSE South) to provide children with developmental coordin ...

I-play

University of Limerick Physical education, Children, Special needs I-play (Inclusive Play and Leisure Activities for Youth) is designed to provide young people with special needs an opportunity to participate in physical activity and engage with their pee ...

Community Orientated Diabetes Education (CODE)

Diabetes Ireland Diabetes, Lifestyle, Healthy eating CODE supports and encourages individuals with or at risk of type 2 diabetes to adopt healthier lifestyles. It looks at the aspects of the individual’s life where change can be made such as physical acti ...

Project Ireland 2040

19.2.2018 Project Ireland 2040  is the Governmentâ?Ts overarching policy initiative to make Ireland a better country for all of us, a country that reflects the best of who we are and what we aspire to be. A major programme of investment in health infrast ...

Project Spraoi: A strategy to improve nutrition and increase physical activity in school children

Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) Physical activity, Nutrition sessions, Education, Promotional material, School The aim of this project is to determine whether an integrated school based intervention to improve nutrition and increase physical activity i ...

Out On A Limb

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Running biomechanics project The ‘Out on a Limb’ running biomechanics project provides support for Ireland’s first amputee blade marathon runner Simon Baker. The project comm ...

Exercise buddies for non ambulatory people with MS

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Multiple Sclerosis Funded by MS Ireland through National Lottery funding. Contact: Dr. Susan Coote, Department of Physiotherapy, UL (susan.coote@ul.ie). Obesity Chronic Condi ...

The use of whole body vibration in people with Multiple Sclerosis

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Multiple Sclerosis Funded through an IRCSET Embark Scholarship for Macin Uszinsky. Contact: Dr. Susan Coote, Department of Physiotherapy, UL (susan.coote@ul.ie). Obesity Chro ...

Getting the Balance Right

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Multiple Sclerosis Physiotherapy and Exercise Interventions for people with Multiple Sclerosis. Funded by MS Ireland (through Tesco Charity of the Year and Pobal Dormant Acco ...