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Interim Fresh Fruit Evaluation in Schools Report

Health Promotion Agency for Northern Ireland Scheme to promote healthy eating and reduce inequalities in schools In October 2002 the Fresh Fruit in Schools scheme was launched. The scheme has its roots in the public health strategy, Investing for Health. ...

Food Culture in Rural Northern Ireland

10.14655/749069-3908 The Institute of Public Health in Ireland Ethnographic study, Food, Nutrition, Culture The Institute of Public Health in Ireland is currently conducting the research and evaluation of the 'Decent Food for All (DFfA) programme. Th ...

A Countryside for Health and Wellbeing: The Physical and Mental Health Benefits of Green Exercise

Countryside Recreation Network A research paper on physical exercise and green spaces in urban settings In the UK, more than 80% of people live in urban areas (Defra, 2004), though the greater growth is now in rural areas. Urban settings by definition hav ...

Making the Link Between Obesity and wellbeing

10.14655/6744-3765 Snowden, L., Director, Inukshuk Briefing paper on obesity and its relation to wellbeing Making the links between Obesity & Well-being. A briefing paper developed for Care Services Improvement Partnership (CSIP) North West. The paper ...

'Making Diabetes Count'

10.14655/749069-3763 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Diabetes, Obesity, Diagnosed, Undiagnosed The launch of the first report of The Irish Diabetes Prevalence Working Group, Ireland and Northern Ireland's Population Health Observatory (INIsPHO) ...

Making Diabetes Count: What does the Future Hold?

10.14655/749069-3764 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Diabetes, Obesity, Diagnosed, Undiagnosed A report forecasting the prevalence of diabetes (diagnosed and undiagnosed) on the island of Ireland in 2010 and 2015, based on population projections and ...

Inequalities in Perceived Health

10.14655/20030001 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Social Capital, Health Survey, Socioeconomic factor A report on the All-Ireland Social Capital and Health Survey. This is the first report in Ireland, North or South, which measures and identifies sy ...

Counting the Cost of Diabetes on the Island of Ireland

10.14655/20070004 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Diabetes A new report published by the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) and released on Monday 9 July 2007, predicts a 26% increase in diabetes in Northern Ireland and a 37% increase in th ...

Community Education Needs to be Supported by Strong Public Policy to Tackle Food Poverty

10.14655/20080002 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Policy, Food poverty, Obesity, Nutrition, Education, Community Community education needs to be supported by strong public policy if it is to be fully effective at tackling food poverty and obesity, a ...

The Role and Future Development of the Meals-on-Wheels Service for Older People in Ireland

10.14655/415-3738 National Council on Ageing and Older People (NCAOP) Support services, Elderly people, Food, Obesity This report provides, for the first time, a snapshot of the meals-on-wheels service in Ireland and gives a unique insight into client and ...

Tackling Food Poverty: Only a more comprehensive approach will work

10.14655/20080018 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Food poverty Lessons from the Decent Food for All(DFfA) Intervention Obesity Obesity Research and Evaluation Report https://www.safefood.eu/SafeFood/media/SafeFoodLibrary/Documents/Consumer/Recipes/T ...

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 ...

Tackling Food Poverty: Lessons from the Decent Food for All (DFfa) Intervention

10.14655/749069-3631 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Food poverty, Food access, Healthy food, Socio-economic group This is the report of an evaluation carried out for safefood by the Institute of Public Health in Ireland. This report summarises the ...

Warm Front, Better Health: Health Impact Evaluation of the Warm Front Scheme

10.14655/6744-3571 Green, G., & Gilbertson, J. UK Government's main tool for tackling fuel poverty in England via grants to improve home energy efficiency About 4 million households in the UK cannot adequately heat their homes in winter due to lo ...

Unhealthy Consequences: Energy Costs and Child Health

10.14655/6744-3570 JoHanna Flacks, Child Health Impact Working Group (CHIWG) A Child Health Impact Assessment of energy costs and the low income home energy assistance program. Substantial and compelling medical and public health evidence indicated that n ...

Tackling Fuel Poverty can Improve Health, but needs Resources

10.14655/20040001 The Institute of Public Health in Ireland Fuel Poverty, Heart disease, Respiratory disease, Mental Health Fuel poverty is a significant threat to public health with its links to heart disease, respiratory illness and mental health. Peopl ...

Engaging Communities: An Evaluation of a Community Development Model for Tackling Rural Fuel Poverty

10.14655/749069-3517 The Institute of Public Health in Ireland & The Armagh and Dungannon Health Action Zone Home, Housing, Living conditions, Rural dwelling An evaluation of a community development model for tackling rural fuel poverty. In 2000, Arma ...

Health Impact Assessment and Waste Management with particular reference to Incineration: An introductory paper

10.14655/20050002 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Health Impact Assessment, Waste, Incineration This introductory brief has been written as a response to a request for information on HIA and waste management, with particular reference to incineratio ...

Health Impacts of Transport: A review

10.14655/749069-3473 Kavanagh, P., Doyle, C. and Metcalfe, O., Institute of Public Health in Ireland Health Impact Assessment, Transport This is the second in a series of health impact reviews which explore the links between identified areas and health. T ...

Health Impacts of the Built Environment: A review

10.14655/20060003 Lavin, T., Higgins, C., Metcalfe, O. and Jordan, A., Institute of Public Health in Ireland Health Impact Assessment, Planning, Built environment, Housing, Open spaces This review is the third in the series and illustrates how the built e ...

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