Planning cities to promote physical activity

A new report from the World Health Organisation examines the options and strategies for transforming public spaces to promote physical activity in cities. 

16/11/2017   by Anne Parle  

WHO publishes advisory document on obesity stigma

The World Health Organisation (WHO) have published an advisory document entitled "Weight bias and obesity stigma: considerations for the WHO European Region". 

08/11/2017   by Anne Parle  


Bias, Obesity, Stigma

Results of the Growing Up in Ireland Infant Cohort Study

The Economic and Social Research Institute have published the latest findings from the Growing Up in Ireland Infant Cohort Study which focuses on children aged 7 / 8 years.

08/11/2017   by Sarah Cassidy  

Extended country profile for Ireland published by World Obesity

World Obesity published an updated country profile for Ireland in October. The profile contains a range of statistics and graphics on overweight and obesity in Ireland. 

06/11/2017   by Anne Parle  

START campaign

safefood in partnership with the Department of Health and Public Health Agency in Northern Ireland; and Healthy Ireland, Health Service Executive and Department of Health in the Republic of Ireland launched a new 5-year public awareness campaign aimed at maintaining a healthy weight in children.

01/11/2017   by Anne Parle  

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