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Older People

safefood Food and nutritional information for the elderly This is a webpage by safefood that provides nutritional information for older people. As you grow older, it’s as important as ever to eat well. The right diet can help you feel better and stay more ...

Pizza- What's in that box? Nutrition takeout series

safefood Takeaway food The research is the latest in a series of reviews of takeaway foods and continues safefood’s work in helping consumers make more informed choices when eating food that is prepared outside the home. With 40% of the population eating ...

MSG usage in the ethnic food catering industry

safefood Takeaway food safe food has carried out a survey of MSG use in Chinese, Indian and Thai restaurants and take-away outlets in Cork and Belfast. Both standard dishes of food typically expected to contain added MSG and MSG-free options were purchase ...

Pct children age 0-5 years, 2011

Central Statistics Office (CSO) and Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) Early years Refinement: Early years Percentage of children aged 0-5 years. Numerator: Census 2011 Denominator: Census 2011 Numerator definition: Number of children ...

Drug Use in Ireland and Northern Ireland 2010/2011 Drug Prevalence Survey, Bulletin 4

National Advisory Committee on Drugs and Alcohol (NACDA) Drugs misuse This bulletin presents key findings regarding the use of cocaine in Ireland from the third drug prevalence survey of households in Ireland and Northern Ireland. A representative sample ...

CARDI Research Brief: Medication use in patients with dementia at the end of life

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Public Health Advocacy Toolkit

Public Health alliance for the Island of Ireland Advocacy website The Advocacy Toolkit was initially developed by participants on the Institute of Public Health's Leadership for Building a Healthy Society Programme. Further development of the Toolkit ...

A Tobacco-Free Future- An all-island report on tobacco, inequalities and childhood 2013

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Diabetes Briefing

10.14655/20120007 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Metabolic disorders Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic disorders characterised by too much glucose in the blood. The body breaks down digested food into a sugar called glucose from which ...

Diabetes Briefing: Technical Documentation

10.14655/20120008 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Metabolic disorders Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic disorders characterised by too much glucose in the blood. The body breaks down digested food into a sugar called glucose from which ...

Coronary Heart Disease Briefing

10.14655/20120009 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Heart disease Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a collective term for diseases that occur when the walls of the coronary arteries become narrowed by a gradual build up of fatty material called at ...

Chronic Airflow Obstruction Briefing

10.14655/20120011 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Chronic lung condition The Chronic Conditions Hub is a website that brings together information on chronic health conditions. It allows you to easily access, manage and share relevant informati ...

Chronic Airflow Obstruction Briefing: Technical Documentation

10.14655/20120012 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Chronic lung condition Chronic airflow obstruction (CAO) is a chronic lung condition that interferes with normal breathing. CAO includes chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chronic br ...

Coronary Heart Disease Briefing: Technical Documentation

10.14655/20120010 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Heart disease Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a collective term for diseases that occur when the walls of the coronary arteries become narrowed by a gradual build up of fatty material called at ...

Hypertension Briefing: Technical documentation

10.14655/20120013 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) High blood pressure Blood pressure is the force exerted on artery walls as the heart pumps blood through the body. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, occurs when blood pressure is constantly ...

Review of Health Impact Assessment

refer to the resource 10.14655/20090002 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Health Impact Assessment IPH commissioned a review of HIA work in 2009 to detail progress and achievements of HIA from 2001.  This included an assessment of current levels of HI ...

Do you have an interest in food poverty or advocacy for public health? Get involved in a PHAII Special Interest Group

Public Health Alliance for the island of Ireland (PHAII) Special Interest Groups (SIGs) Are you interested in either food poverty or public health advocacy? The Public Health Alliance for the island of Ireland (PHAII) is setting up Special Interest Groups ...

Attitudes Towards and Beliefs about Nutrition and Health Among a Random Sample of Adults in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland

Kearney, John M; Gibney, Michael; Livingstone, Barbara; Robson, Paula; Kiely, Mairead; Harrington, Karen; nutrition; health; surveys; Ireland; 1.6 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; Nutrition; Objectives: For effective healthy eating promotion, it is necessary to under ...

Community Profiles Tool

10.14655/20140006 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Local health, Wellbeing profiles, Data The Community Profiles Tool can be used to develop local health and wellbeing profiles from over 200 health-related indicators compiled from a range of da ...

Framework for Ireland and Northern Ireland’s Population Health Observatory (INIsPHO)

Public Health Information Semiars 10.14655/749069-36465 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Population health observatory, Research, Information, Data, Services Around the world, population health observatories have developed to help meet the growing re ...