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EU Directorate General for Health and Consumers

European Commission Consumer food safety The job of the Directorate is to ensure that food and consumer goods sold in the EU are safe, that the EU's internal market works for the benefit of consumers and that Europe helps protect and improve its citi ...

All-Island Food Poverty Network

safefood and the Food Standards Agency (FSA) Nutrition, Diet, Healthy eating, Food poverty Food poverty is the inability of individuals and households to obtain an adequate and nutritious diet, often because they cannot afford healthy food or there is a l ...

All-Island Obesity Action Forum

All-Island Obesity Forum Obesity, Overweight Established in December 2008 to support the implementation of obesity policies in both Northern Ireland (NI) and Republic of Ireland (ROI), the Forum brings together a wide range of stakeholders from over 31 di ...

World Obesity

World Obesity Umbrella organisation for 52 obesity associations World Obesity Federation (formerly International Association for the Study of Obesity) represents professional members of the scientific, medical and research communities from over 50 regiona ...

Active Places Northern Ireland

Sport Northern Ireland Sport, Physical activity, Exercise The Active Places NI database includes information on a wide range of sports facilities- from sports halls to tennis courts, swimming pools to pitches. It includes district council leisure faciliti ...

British Dietetic Association

British Dietetic Association Diet, Education, Training The British Dietetic Association is the professional association for dietitians. Its aims are to: •advance the science and practice of dietetics and associated subjects; •promote training and educatio ...

Food Standards Agency (Northern Ireland)

Food Standards Agency (FSA) FOOD, FOOD LABELLING, FOOD SAFETY, FOOD STANDARD The Food Standards Agency is accountable both to Parliament and the Northern Ireland Assembly. Their commitment is to improve food safety and standards and protect the health of ...

British Heart Foundation National Centre for Physical Activity and Health

British Heart Foundation National Centre for Physical Activity and Health ADVOCACY, HEALTH PROMOTION, LIFESTYLE, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY The British Heart Foundation National Centre (BHFNC) was established in April 2000 with funding from the British Heart Found ...

Disability Sports NI

Disability Sports NI DISABILITY, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY, PEOPLE WITH LEARNING DISABILITY, SPORTS Disability Sports NI is recognised by Sport Northern Ireland as the key body responsible for the development of sport and physical recreation for people with ...

British Nutrition Foundation

British Nutrition Foundation DIET, FOOD, LIFESTYLE, NUTRITION The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) was established over 40 years ago and exists to deliver authoritative, evidence-based information on food and nutrition in the context of health and lifes ...

Dairy Council for Northern Ireland

Dairy Council for Northern Ireland CONSUMER INFORMATION, FITNESS, MILK PRODUCTS, NUTRITION Dairy Council for Northern Ireland acts on behalf of the dairy industry, advertising and promoting the natural goodness and quality of Northern Ireland milk and dai ...

The Nutrition Society

The Nutrition Society Nutrition and health The Nutrition Society was established in 1941 ‘to advance the scientific study of nutrition and its application to the maintenance of human and animal health'. The Society is the largest learned society for ...

Diabetes UK

Diabetes UK DIABETES MELLITUS, QUALITY OF LIFE Diabetes UK is the largest organisation in the UK working for people with diabetes, funding research, campaigning and helping people live with the condition.They currently have over 150,000 members. They work ...

Boccia NI

Boccia NI Physical activity, Health promotion Boccia is an inclusive Sport played in a seated position that can be tailored to suit young people and adults of all abilities.Boccia NI currently facilitates 6 leagues throughout Northern Ireland; Bangor, Lis ...

Social, Personal and Health Education Support Service

Marino Institute of Education Health support service for students The Education Act (1998) places an obligation on schools to promote the social and personal development of students and to provide health education for them. The Department of Education has ...

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 ...

St Joseph's Primary School

St Joseph's Primary School Health promoting school As one of the oldest Primary Schools in West Belfast with 260 pupils, the school has been to the forefront of health promotion for a number of years. It introduced a healthy eating policy five years ...

European Heart Network

European Heart Network CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE, CORONARY HEART DISEASE, EDUCATION, NUTRITION, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, PREVENTION, SMOKING, STROKE AND TIA, TOBACCO The European Heart Network (EHN) is a Brussels-based alliance of heart foundations and non-governm ...

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 ...

Irish Heart Foundation

Irish Heart Foundation CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE, CORONARY HEART DISEASE, EDUCATION, MEDICAL TREATMENT, STROKE AND TIA, TRAINING The Irish Heart Foundation, established in 1966, is Ireland's only national charity for heart health and is working to reduc ...