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Play and Leisure Policy

Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister Child development The aim of the policy is to establish play within a policy framework that will place high value on play and leisure as an essential element in the development of children's live ...

Play and Leisure Implementation Plan

Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister child d] The Play and Leisure Implementation Plan aims to see a high value placed on play and improved play and leisure facilities for all children and young people in order to support their developme ...

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

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An Action Plan for Active Travel in Northern Ireland

Department for Regional Development (DRD) Travelwise NI Travel, Tansport, Local authority, Walking, Cycling This Action Plan for Active Travel has been developed to reflect how government departments, local authorities and voluntary bodies can help to del ...

Food in Schools Policy

Department of Education and the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Food, Nutrition, Guideline, School Following public consultation, the Department of Education and the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety have publ ...

Healthy Food for Healthy Outcomes- Food in Schools policy

Department of Education and the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Healthy schools Following public consultation, the Department of Education and the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety have published their joint F ...

Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Tax

Department of Finance (RoI) Sugar sweetened drinks, Taxation, Levy, Child obesity, Obesity, Policy The Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan TD, invites interested parties to make submissions in relation to a tax on the production and importation of sugar- ...

EUR/RC65/9 Physical activity strategy for the WHO European Region 2016–2025

World Health Organization (WHO) Physical activity, Exercise, Wellbeing, Noncommunicble disease This physical activity strategy was prepared in the light of the existing voluntary global targets set out in the WHO Global action plan for the prevention and ...

IPH response to Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) consultation on food and soft drink advertising to children via non-broadcast media

10.14655/749069-1022701 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Advertisment, Advertising, Food, Soft Drink, Media, Child Health, Obesity, Overweight, Weight Management The Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) in the UK invited submissions to a con ...

IPH response on Diabetes Strategic Framework Consultation

10.14655/749069-1022702 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Obesity, Overweight, Child Health, Diabetes IPH submitted views on the  Diabetes Strategic Framework Consultation in Northern Ireland  in May 2016. In Northern Ireland there are 85,000 ad ...

School Circular Extended Schools- Building on Good Practice

Department of Education Northern Ireland Updated Guidance for Principals and Boards of Governers on the Extende Schools Programme To serve as an update to the original Extended Schools policy document, the School Circular Extended Schools –Building on Goo ...

Get Ireland Walking Strategy and Action Plan 2017- 2020

Sport Ireland Physical Activity, Walking, Health Activity, Pedestrian Infrastructure, Healthy Living, Lifestyle The Get Ireland Walking (GIW) is an initiative of Sport Ireland, funded by Healthy Ireland, delivered by Mountaineering Ireland and supported b ...

The Race We Don’t Want To Win- Tackling Ireland’s obesity epidemic

Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) Obesity Two out of every three adults and one in four children in Ireland are overweight or obese. In addition to the many serious health impacts, obesity also has a significant negative economic impact, costi ...

A FITTER FUTURE FOR ALL (AFFFA): REVIEWED OUTCOME FRAMEWORK 2015- 2019

10.14655/799178-884107 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Obesity, Overweight, Weight management A Fitter Future for All, the cross-Departmental framework for preventing overweight and obesity across the life course of the population ...

Active Travel (Wales) Bill 2013

Welsh Government Travel route, Transport, Cycling The purpose of the Bill is to require local authorities to continuously improve facilities and routes for pedestrians and cyclists and to prepare maps identifying current and potential future routes for th ...

Better Outcomes, Brighter Futures: The National Policy Framework for Children and Young People 2014- 2020

10.14655/11971-759421 Department of Children and Youth Affairs Child health, Child protection, Early years, Childhoodmhealth, Parenting, Family, At-risk child, Behaviour Frances Fitzgerald TD, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, has been joined by An ...

Better Outcomes, Brighter Futures: The National Policy Framework for Children and Young People 2014- 2020 (Briefing Note)

Department of Children and Youth Affairs Child health Frances Fitzgerald TD, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, has been joined by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD and An Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore TD to launch ‘Better Outcomes, Brighter Futures: the National ...

Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) response to Department of Finance Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Tax Public Consultation

10.14655/11971-1084921 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Sugar tax, Sugar sweetened drink, Child health, Obesity IPH welcomed the opportunity to respond to a Department of Finance (RoI) consultation on the forthcoming sugar sweetened drinks tax ...

Good maternal nutrition. The best start in life (2016)

World Health Organization (WHO) Nutrition, Child Health, Obesity, Mother, Pregnancy, Physical activity This publication has three parts:  a summary of the results of a systematic review of the most recent evidence on maternal nutrition, the prevention of ...

Belfast Active Travel Action Plan 2014-2020

10.14655/11971-819284 Belfast Strategic Partnership Active Travel The Belfast Strategic Partnership, which is led by the Public Health Agency, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust and Belfast City Council, is launching the  Belfast Active Travel Action Pl ...