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Health Impact Assessment

Review of Urban & Gaeltacht School Meals Schemes

Department of Social and Family Affairs A review of the scheme to to provide meals to school children The School Meals Scheme (SMS or "the Scheme") provides "meals" to some 60,000 pupils in almost 400 schools at a total overall cost of ...

School nutrition and action survey (SNAKS)

Midland Health Board Report on a programme undertaken to increase healthy eating in the postprimary schools in the Midland Health Board region The objective of this report is increase healthy eating practice and knowledge of post-primary school student in ...

Share Your Meal

Danone Sp. z o.o., Poland Free meals Initiative for Polish children in need through schools, day-care centers, after-school centers, NGOs and other specialised institutions. Closing the Gap Good-Practice Directory. Closing the Gap Good-Practice Directory. ...

Food Safety Week

Belfast Health & Social Care Trust FOOD, HEALTHY EATING, OBESITY The aim of this project is to promote safe practice in relation to food through: dietitians, the Health Promotion Officer and with literature provided from the Health Promotion Agency fo ...

Healthier Choices

McAlinden, M. Community nutrition dietetic service This is the presentation by Mimi McAlinden at the Investing for Health (North & West)- Healthier Choices- Community of Interest Conference held at NICVA on 23rd March 2006. ...

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 ...

Healthy Amagerforbraending

Amager forbraending, Municipality of Copenhagen ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION, HEALTH STATUS, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, SMOKING A high absence due to illness among the unskilled workers on Amagerforbraending lead to this project carried out in cooperation between the muni ...

Superfoods Campaign

Safefood Campaign to raise awareness of the benefits of children eating everyday foods This safefood campaign aimed to raise awareness that in reality most ordinary, everyday foods like lean meat, fruits, vegetables and wholegrains have superfood properti ...

Welsh Health Survey

National Assembly for Wales People's general health, specific illnesses for which they had been treated, their use of health services and satisfaction with the service provided The Welsh Health Survey is a self-completion postal survey using a sample ...

Women in Sport and Physical Activity (WISPA)

Women in Sport and Physical Activity (WISPA) Organisation that encourages, empowers and educates women to become involved in enjoyable fun based physical activity programmes of their choice, which will enhance their broader health and wellbeing. WISPA dev ...

Family Resources Survey (FRS)

Department for Work and Pensions, United Kingdom EMPLOYMENT, FINANCE, INCOME, MONITORING The Family Resources Survey is a continuous annual survey that collects information on the incomes and circumstances of private households in the United Kingdom (or G ...

Continuous Household Survey, Northern Ireland

Central Survey Unit, Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION, CONTRACEPTION, EDUCATION, EMPLOYMENT, HOUSEHOLDS, HOUSING STANDARDS, INCOME, SELF RATED HEALTH, SMOKING The Continuous Household Survey (CHS) began in 1983 a ...

Warm Front, Better Health: Health Impact Evaluation of the Warm Front Scheme

Green, G., & Gilbertson, J. UK Government's main tool for tackling fuel poverty in England via grants to improve home energy efficiency About 4 million households in the UK cannot adequately heat their homes in winter due to low income and poor q ...

Wealthier and Healthier: The Recent Decline in Irish Mortality Rates

Walsh, B., University College Dublin Trends in Mortality and Morbidity in Ireland This was a paper presented at The Statistical & Social Inquiry Society of Ireland Symposium: Recent Trends in Mortality and Morbidity in Ireland looking at the trend in ...

Unhealthy Consequences: Energy Costs and Child Health

JoHanna Flacks, Child Health Impact Working Group (CHIWG) A Child Health Impact Assessment of energy costs and the low income home energy assistance program. Substantial and compelling medical and public health evidence indicated that non-medical factors, ...

The Raised Incidence of Winter Deaths: Occasional Paper No. 7

Bowie, N., & Jackson, G. Seasonal variations in Scottish mortality levels This short paper presents selected information, mainly in graphical form, that illustrates seasonal variations in Scottish mortality levels. In particular it focuses on measures ...

Understanding Electricity and Gas Prices in Ireland

Howley, M. and Ó Gallachóir, B. The first cycle of electricity and gas price data, July- December 2007 The report draws on the results of a new EU methodology for gathering energy price data that came into effect on January 1st, 2008. The focus of the rep ...

The Dynamics of Bad Housing

Barnes, M., et al The impact of bad housing on the living standards of children Bad housing can take many forms, embracing issues such as the physical conditions of the accommodation and overcrowding. Whilst the presence of a link between bad housing and ...

The Distributional Implications of a Carbon Tax in Ireland

Callan, T., Lyons, S., Scott, S., Tol, R. The effects of carbon tax and revenue recycling across the income distribution in the Republic of Ireland The ESRI studies the effects of carbon tax and revenue recycling across the income distribution in the Repu ...

Tackling Fuel Poverty can Improve Health, but needs Resources

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, respiratory illness and mental health. Peopl ...

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