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Putting a health inequalities focus on the Northern Ireland cardiovascular service framework

The PHA, supported by the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) and other agencies and individuals, has completed a health impact assessment (HIA) on the Cardiovascular Service Framework (CVSFW) for Northern Ireland.The CVSFW is the first in a serie ...

Putting a health inequalities focus on Northern Ireland cardiovascular service framework- Summary report

The PHA, supported by the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) and other agencies and individuals, has completed a health impact assessment (HIA) on the Cardiovascular Service Framework (CVSFW) for Northern Ireland.The CVSFW is the first in a serie ...

Health at Work Programme

British Heart Foundation HEALTH PROMOTION, HEALTHY EATING, MENTAL HEALTH, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, WELLBEING, WORKPLACE The Health at Work programme offers tools and resources needded to start a health at work club. Members can benefit from:•a free welcome pack ...

Living Costs and Food Survey (LCF)

Office for National Statistics (ONS) EXPENDITURE, FOOD, FOOD ACCESS, HOUSEHOLD, INCOME, NUTRITION, FOOD CONSUMPTION In January 2008 the Living Costs and Food Survey (LCF) replaced the Expenditure and Food Survey. The LCF collects information on spending p ...

General and Abdominal Adiposity and Risk of Death in Europe

Background Previous studies have relied predominantly on the body-mass index (BMI, the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in meters) to assess the association of adiposity with the risk of death, but few have examined whether the dist ...

Survey on Lifestyle and Attitude to Nutrition (SLÁN)

Department of Health and Children (DoHC) Baseline information for the ongoing surveillance of health and lifestyle related behaviours in the Irish adult population. SLÁN is a national survey of the lifestyle, attitudes and nutrition of people living in Ir ...

Equal Health, Equal Opportunities

GGD Hart voor Brabant, Netherlands HEALTH PROMOTION, HOUSING, NUTRITION, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY Co-oporation of the municipality of Tilburg, 4 local agencies and NIGZ aimed at a 10 year period health promotion project in a deprived neighbourhood in Tilburg, Th ...

Fresh Fruit in Schools Evaluation Summary Report (2002-2004)

Health Promotion Agency Northern Ireland FRUIT, NUTRITION, SCHOOL In October 2002 the Fresh Fruit in Schools scheme was launched. The scheme has its roots in the public health strategy, Investing for Health. This strategy, developed by a cross-departmenta ...

Fresh Fruit in Schools: Summary Report 2002-2006

Health Promotion Agency FRUIT, NUTRITION, SCHOOL In October 2002 the Fresh Fruit in Schools scheme was launched. The scheme has its roots in the public health strategy, Investing for Health. This strategy, developed by a cross-departmental group (the Mini ...

Food Access: whose responsibility?

New Policy Institute FOOD, FOOD ACCESS, FOOD POVERTY, LOW INCOME In Spring 2000, the New Policy Institute held a seminar to review four recent research projects addressing food access for low income communities, and to discuss where responsibility lies fo ...

Food and Nutrient intake and Attitudes Among Disadvantaged Groups on the Island of Ireland: Summary Report

Safefood CANCER, CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE, FINANCE, FOOD AND NUTRITION, OBESITY, SOCIOECONOMIC FACTORS, UNEMPLOYMENT Safefood research has revealed that social stresses which are part of daily life for many people from low socio-economic backgrounds are a m ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...