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Be Active – Be Healthy. Northern Ireland Physical Activity Strategy 1996- 2002

Health Promotion Agency (HPA) Health related physical activity The overall aim of this strategy is to increase levels of health related physical activity particularly among those who exercise least. The need to develop such a strategy, which would focus o ...

Be active, Be Healthy: A plan for getting the nation moving

Be Active, Be Healthy establishes a new framework for the delivery of physical activity aligned with sport for the period leading up to the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games and beyond. It also sets out new ideas for local authorities and pri ...

Active Travel Strategy Feb 2010

Getting the right mix of modes of transport for local trips matters. Walking or cycling can be a quicker and lower cost alternative to the car or public transport for many short trips, and are often the easiest ways for most of us to get more physically a ...

Physical and Sensory Disability Strategy and Action Plan 2012-2015

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPSNI) Services for people with a physical, communication or sensory disability This strategy (2012 – 2015) presents the Department’s commitment to improving outcomes, services and support for pe ...

Working in Partnership: Community Development Strategy for Health and Wellbeing

Health and Social Care Board and Public Health Agency Community development The aim of this strategy is to strengthen communities and improve health and social wellbeing by placing an increasing emphasis on community development, prevention and early inte ...

An Accessible Transport Strategy for Northern Ireland

Department for Regionl Development, Northern Ireland Transportation Older people and people with disabilities make up a significant proportion of the Northern Ireland population and they face a number of barriers when trying to make use, or make full use, ...

National Childcare Strategy 2006- 2010: A Guide for Providers

Department of Health and Children Childcare infrastructure The key objective of the National Childcare Strategy is to further develop the childcare infrastructure to meet the needs of children and their parents for quality early childhood care. The Govern ...

First Steps Towards Sustainability: A Sustainable Development Strategy

Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister Sustainability This, the first ever Northern Ireland Sustainable Development Strategy, represents the first steps in establishing the focus for tackling the challenges ahead toward the long term objec ...

Road Safety Strategy 2013- 2020

Road Safety Authority (RSA) Road safety 124 road deaths and 330 serious injuries or lower by 2020 to ‘close the gap’ between Ireland and other best practice countries Longer 2013-2020 strategy will focus on serious injuries Conference opened by Siim Kalla ...

Galway City Strategy to Prevent and Reduce Alcohol-Related Harm 2013-2017: 2013 Action Plan

Galway alcohol strategy, Galway health cities forum Alcohol-related harm prevention This is the Action Plan for the Galway City Strategy to Prevent and Reduce Alcohol-Related Harm 2013-2017. This five-year strategy has been developed to prevent and reduce ...

A strategy to improve the lives of people with disabilities- 2012 to 2015

Northern Ireland Executive People with disabilities The Executive's strategy acknowledges that people with disabilities deserve to be treated equally alongside those without disabilities. This Strategy acknowledges that women and children especially ...

Count, Read: Succeed: A Strategy to Improve Outcomes in Literacy and Numeracy

Department of Education, Northern Ireland Education The vision of the Department of Education (DE) is “to ensure that every learner fulfils her or his full potential at each stage of their development.” Fulfilling this vision is underpinned by the emphasi ...

Join In, get Involved: Build a Better Future- A Volunteering Strategy and Action Plan for Northern Ireland 2012

Department for Social Development, Northern Ireland Volunteering Northern Ireland’s first ever Volunteering Strategy and Action Plan was launched on 15 March 2012. The new strategy is called “ Join In, Get Involved: Build a Better Future- A Volunteering S ...

Pathmays to Success: Preventing Exclusion and Promoting Partcipation of Young People

Department for Employment and Learning, Northern Ireland Young people who are Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) This strategy joins up actions being taken across the Executive to prevent young people falling into the NEET category in the fir ...

Oral Health Strategy for Northern Ireland

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPSNI) Dental health The oral health of Northern Ireland’s population is the worst in the United Kingdom and this has been the case for many years. Over the decades the oral health of our society ...

People and Places- A Strategy for Neighbourhood Renewal

Department for Social Development, Northern Ireland Communities suffering deprivation In June 2003, Government launched “People and Place – A strategy for Neighbourhood Renewal”.  This long term (7 – 10 year) strategy targets those communities throughout ...

Preparing for Success: Careers Education, Information, Advice

Department for Employment and Learning, Northern Ireland Education In October 2007 the Department for Education and the Department for Employment and Learning launched the draft document "Preparing for Success" for consultation. The aim was to m ...

The National Health Promotion Strategy 2000- 2005

10.6.2000 This strategy will cover the years 2000 to 2005 and is intended as a resource and guide for all relevant stakeholders and interested parties concerned with promoting health in the new millennium. It also fulfils the important commitment to healt ...

A health promotion strategy: making the healthier choice the easier choice

Department of Health and Children Submission of the Primary Care Steering Group to the Department of Health and Children The Primary Care Steering Group met on the 23rd and 24th September 2003 to discuss the ongoing implementation of the Primary Care Stra ...

Breastfeeding Strategy for Northern Ireland

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, Northern Ireland BREASTFEEDING (INFANT), BREASTFEEDING (MOTHER), HEALTH PROMOTION, INFANT NUTRITION, MOTHER This document sets out the aims and objectives of the Government to promote and support br ...