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BackgroundThe alarming increase in overweight and obesity is a global public health challenge. Accurate estimates of related disease conditions are crucial for informing national health policies. Different organizations (WHO, World Bank) have computed varying estimates in the past. We employed the...
22.9.2016 This Obesity Policy and Action Plan is the result of the Government's desire to assist its people to achieve better health and in particular to reduce the levels of overweight and obesity. It also acknowledges that the solutions are multiple and that every sector has a role in...
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The Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) in the UK invited submissions to a consultation on food and soft drink advertising to children via non-broadcast media. IPH welcomes this consideration of tougher restrictions on the advertising of products high in fat, sugar or salt (HFSS) to children in...
This guide provides an introduction to the evaluation of public health programmes and interventions. It is written primarily for practitioners interested in evaluation of weight management, physical activity and dietary programmes, however it contains many general principles that may be applied to...
A Fitter Future for All, the cross-Departmental framework for preventing overweight and obesity across the life course of the population of Northern Ireland, was published in 2012.  This framework contained a range of short, medium and long term outcomes to be delivered over the period 2012-2022....
The Healthy Ireland Survey is an interviewer-administered survey with interviews conducted on a face-to-face basis with individuals aged 15 and over. The initial wave of this survey involved 7,539 interviews. Fieldwork was conducted between November 2014 and August 2015.
This poster was produced to support the choosetolivebetter campaign aimed at raising awareness of the health risks associated with overweight and obesity in men Northern Ireland.
This poster was produced to support the choose to live better campaign aimed at raising awareness of the health risks associated with overweight and obesity in women Northern Ireland.�
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The National Obesity Observatory was established to provide a single point of contact for wide-ranging authoritative information on data and evidence related to obesity, overweight, underweight and their determinants. The Standard Evaluation Framework is a list of data collection criteria and...
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This presentation summaries the Standard Evaluation Framework which is designed to support high quality, consistent evaluation of weight management interventions in order to increase the evidence base.

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