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Health economic assessment tools (HEAT) for walking and for cycling. Methodology and user guide. Economic assessment of transport infrastructure and policies

Kahlmeier, S. et al Cycling, Walking, Physical activity, Transport, Environment The promotion of cycling and walking for everyday physical activity not only promotes health but can also have positive effects on the environment. This booklet summarizes the ...

Energy Density: Finding the Balance for Cancer Prevention

World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) Cancer prevention WCRF UK is the principal UK charity dedicated to the prevention of cancer through the promotion of healthy diet and nutrition, physical activity and weight management. WCRF UK is committed to providing c ...

Weather the Winter

Consumer Council for Northern Ireland Climate Christmas can be very expensive. The cost of food has risen by over 20 per cent in the last year and we can overspend on presents by about £174. You can be prepared by: • Writing a grocery list before you go; ...

When Sammy met Sally

Safefood Healthy eating resource for parents This booklet is designed for parents to use with their children. It aims to increase a child’s experience of healthy food from an early age and encourages a positive attitude towards a healthy diet. Obesity Chr ...

How they measure up

Safefood EDUCATION, FOOD ADDITIVE, FOOD LABELLING, HEALTHY EATING, NUTRITION, SCHOOL This food labelling resource aims to give students a better understanding of food labels and how to use them to make healthy and safe food choices The resource is a direc ...

Get Active Your Way

Department of Health and Children, Health Service Executive Physical activiy advice This booklet provides advice, information and sugesstions on physical activity including getting active at work and at home. It also provides advice on weight loss and goa ...

Food for Young Children

Health Service Executive CHILD HEALTH, HEALTHY EATING, NUTRITION This booklet provides nutritional and feeding advice, practical tips and suggestions for parent of children up to 5 years of age. Obesity Chronic Conditions Obesity http://www.healthpromotio ...

A guide to landlords’ duties: Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2004

Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland Landlord, Gas based appliances This information sheet outlines the legal duties of landlords who rent their properties to tenants in relation to the intsallation, maintainance and record keeping around gas ...

Advice and Information on the use of Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland Carbon monoxide This information sheet provides information on the use of carbon monoxide detectors explaining how they work, how they should be used, what to look for in a detector etc. While excellent dev ...

Carbon Monoxide Are you at risk?

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety ACCIDENT PREVENTION, CARBON MONOXIDE, HOME SAFETY, POISONING, VENTILATION This booklet provides information on carbon monoxide gas and provides information, advice and safety tips to prevent accident ...

Wealth, Inequality and Social Polarisation in the EU

European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) Poverty and social exclusion in the EU This publication aims to explain what wealth is and how social polarization is currently growing in the EU and worldwide, providing a whole range of statistics on these issues.Thi ...

Measuring the impact of partnerships

refer to the resource 10.14655/20060002 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Multisectoral partnerships, Inequalities in health Leaflet detailing research by the Institute funded by the Research and Development Office for Health and Personal Social Servi ...

The Public Health Observatory Handbook of Health Inequalities Measurement (2005)

This new SEPHO handbook primarily focuses on the measurement and interpretation of health inequalities. Written by Roy Carr-Hill and Paul Chalmers-Dixon of York University, it provides a comprehensive collection of material for those concerned to document ...

Packing a healthy punch for lunch

In Northern Ireland over 127,000 children bring their own food to school so it is important to ensure that food is both appetising and is good for health. Recent surveys looking at children’s lunchboxes revealed that they are often too high in fat, salt a ...

Beating cervical cancer. The HPV vaccine- questions and answers for parents of girls in Year 9 (English and eight translations)

This leaflet provides more detailed information in a question and answer format about the HPV vaccine offered to girls in Year 9 which can help protect against cervical cancer. 10.14655/11971-18854 Public Health Agency Cervical cancer This leaflet provide ...

Sunbeds: look a little deeper

This leaflet warns against the dangers of using sunbeds, most notably skin cancer, and offers advice on the Health and Safety Guidelines that sunbed operators should abide by. This leaflet was produced by the Ulster Cancer Foundation and reprinted by the ...

National Fraud Initiative

The Public Health Agency (PHA) is required by law to protect the public funds it administers. This A4 sheet provides information on the National Fraud Initiative. 10.14655/11971-18848 Public Health Agency Fraud initiative The Public Health Agency (PHA) is ...

Teeth matter! Caring for your children's teeth: advice for parents and carers of children with special needs

This booklet explains how to care for the teeth of children with special needs. 10.14655/11971-18824 Public Health Agency Dental care This booklet explains how to care for the teeth of children with special needs. Chronic Conditions Research and Evaluatio ...

Northern Ireland antimicrobial guidelines for primary care 2010

This booklet provides a simplified approach to the treatment of common infections, promotes the safe, effective and economic use of antibiotics, and aims to minimise the emergence of bacterial resistance in the community. 10.14655/11971-18823 Public Healt ...

Health matters: What you need to know- malaria

Malaria is a serious, sometimes fatal, disease spread by mosquitoes. It is common in many tropical countries and is caused by a parasite called Plasmodium. This two page leaflet covers the types of parasite that carry malaria, where it is most commonly fo ...