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RARECARE

RARECARE Surveillance of rare cancers in Europe ARECARE is a scientific research programme on rare cancers in Europe. Cancer specialists and other scientists are involved, but RARECARE is not a clinical trial and the researchers involved are not in a posi ...

Diabetes UK

Diabetes UK DIABETES MELLITUS, QUALITY OF LIFE Diabetes UK is the largest organisation in the UK working for people with diabetes, funding research, campaigning and helping people live with the condition.They currently have over 150,000 members. They work ...

British Heart Foundation National Centre for Physical Activity and Health

British Heart Foundation National Centre for Physical Activity and Health ADVOCACY, HEALTH PROMOTION, LIFESTYLE, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY The British Heart Foundation National Centre (BHFNC) was established in April 2000 with funding from the British Heart Found ...

World Obesity

World Obesity Umbrella organisation for 52 obesity associations World Obesity Federation (formerly International Association for the Study of Obesity) represents professional members of the scientific, medical and research communities from over 50 regiona ...

Public Health Alliance for the Island of Ireland

Public Health Alliance for the Island of Ireland Groups and organisations working in partnership for a fairer and healthier society The new alliance brings together the Northern Ireland Public Health Alliance and the Public Health Alliance Ireland. The Pu ...

Social, Personal and Health Education Support Service

Marino Institute of Education Health support service for students The Education Act (1998) places an obligation on schools to promote the social and personal development of students and to provide health education for them. The Department of Education has ...

WIN Weight control information network

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health (NIH) Statistics related to oberweight and obesity The Weight-control Information Network (WIN) is an information service of the National Institute of ...

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 ...

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 ...

EURO-PREVOB

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (Funded by the EU Commision) ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, OBESITY, POLICY FORMULATION, PREVENTION EURO-PREVOB is a European Coordination Action linking science and policy-making to tackle obesity. Funded by the Euro ...

St Joseph's Primary School

St Joseph's Primary School Health promoting school As one of the oldest Primary Schools in West Belfast with 260 pupils, the school has been to the forefront of health promotion for a number of years. It introduced a healthy eating policy five years ...

Northern Ireland Housing Executive

Northern Ireland Housing Executive Fuel poverty and housing The Northern Ireland Housing Executive is a Non-Departmental Public Body, established by the Housing Executive Act (Northern Ireland) 1971. Under this Act, it took over the housing responsibiliti ...

National Energy Action Northern Ireland

National Energy Action Northern Ireland Fuel poverty NEA develops and promotes energy efficiency services to tackle the heating and insulation problems of low-income households. Working in partnership with central and local government; with fuel utilities ...

Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government

Government of Ireland Environment, Water, Natural heritage, Built heritage, Planning, Housing, Local government, Meteorological services, Corporate services The Mission of the department is to pursue sustainable development. In pursuing this mission its m ...

Department of Social and Family Affairs

Government of Ireland EDUCATION, FUEL POVERTY, INCOME, SOCIAL EXCLUSION, SOCIETY The Department formulates appropriate social protection policies and administers and manages the delivery of statutory and non-statutory schemes and services. The Department ...

Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources

Government of Ireland COMMUNICATION, ENVIRONMENT, FUEL POVERTY The Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources has responsibility for the Telecommunications, Broadcasting and Energy sectors. It regulates, protects and develops the Natural R ...

Combat Poverty Agency

Combat Poverty Agency FUEL POVERTY, GOVERNMENT, POVERTY For over 20 years Combat Poverty played a key role in increasing awareness and understanding of poverty and in influencing and informing government policies to tackle poverty in Ireland. From the out ...