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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 ...

"Healthwise" Physical Activity Referral Initiative

Department of Public Health Medicine, Eastern Health & Social Services Board & The Physical Activity Coordination Group A referral programme of guidance and physical activity for patients with suffering health risks The Eastern Board along with it ...

Decent Food for All (DFfA)

Armagh and Dungannon Health Action Zone, Northern Ireland AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY, ECONOMICS, EDUCATION, FOOD AND NUTRITION, INCOME DFfA is a four-year integrated, partnership-based programme committed to addressing food poverty and inequalities in physical ...

Exercise for Ethnical Minorities

Department of public health, Municipality of Copenhagen ENVIRONMENT, ETHNICITY, OLDER PEOPLE, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY Many elder male citizens in Copenhagen with a ethnic minority background do not have a tradition of exercising, and have a sparse knowledge of ...

Exercise Guarantee of Pori

The city of Pori, Exercise and Leisure Department, Finland HEALTHCARE AND HEALTH SERVICES, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY The city of Pori, Exercise and Leisure Department undertook this intervention with the intention of enabling sufficient exercise for one's gr ...

Health and wellbeing project

10.14655/6755-3655 Community Development Health Network Project to promote healthy lifestyle choices This project will promote and introduce a healthier lifestyle for people over 50 through healthy eating, exercise and self-help in the Atticall and surrou ...

Opportunity to shape the prevention and management of obesity

10.14655/20090014 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Obesity, Management, Orevention Cooperation and Working Together (CAWT), the cross border health and social care partnership has been working with the Departments of Health to progress a three year c ...

The H.E.A.R.T. Project

The H.E.A.R.T. Project Programme to promote healthy living The H.E.A.R.T Project was developed in response to the health inequalities evident within the area of the Falls Ward. Funding was secured through The Big Lottery (formerly the New Opportunities Fu ...

The Healthy Weight Challenge

10.14655/6755-3682 Community Development Health Network Programme to promote healthy living To help encourage, facilitate and empower people to adopt healthy lifestyles and to raise awareness of obesity and its causes in order to reduce its prevalence wit ...

Walk Leaders Training Manual

Public Health Agency (PHA) Programme to promote physical activity The Walking for Health programme was established in 2001 and continues to be an integral part of Government policy to address the health and wellbeing of the population in Northern Ireland. ...

WHY Weight

Clan Mor Sure Start Membership programme for healthy living Why Weight? is a new, healthy living programme based at the Maureen sheehan Centre, Albert St. every Friday morning 9.15am- 10.30am. Membership is free and includes free recipes, tips on a blance ...

Belcoo green gym project

10.14655/6755-3696 Community Development Health Network Initiative to educate children about their natural environment The aim is to work with children as a means to communicating to family and friends. The practical side of the project will take local ch ...

Obesity Weighting up the Evidence: All-Island Multisectoral Conference on Obesity

10.14655/20080003 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Obesity, Overweight, Education, Vulnerable group The World Health Organization reports that overweight and obesity have reached epidemic proportions globally and estimates that approximately 1.6 bill ...

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 ...

Happy Heart At Work

Irish Heart Foundation BEHAVIOUR, HEALTHY EATING, LIFESTYLE, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, SAFETY, SMOKING, STRESS, WORKPLACE The Happy Heart at Work programme was established in 1992 against a background of increased interest in Ireland of both settings-based healt ...

Healthy Food For All Initiative

Healthy Food for All FOOD, FOOD ACCESS, FOOD POVERTY, LOW INCOME, OBESITY Healthy Food for All (HFfA) is an all-island multi-agency initiative seeking to promote access, availability and affordability of healthy food for low-income groups. Their aim is to ...

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 ...

Obesity: the prevention, identification, assessment and management of overweight and obesity in adults and children [CG189]

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). Clinical guidelines on the prevention, identification, assessment and management of overweight and obesity. The NICE clinical guideline on the prevention, identification, assessment and managem ...

A Health Economics Model. The cost benefits of the Physical Activity Strategy for Northern Ireland- a summary of key findings

10.14655/799178-3740 Swales, C., Economics Branch, Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Framework for maximising efforts to improve health and wellbeing and reduce health inequalities across all sectors This summary report follows on fr ...

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