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There are major individual and societal benefits to getting people more active. Being physically active is one of the most important first steps that people of all ages can take to improve their health and wellbeing. This publication provides an overview of physical activity policies, frameworks...
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The launch of the first report of The Irish Diabetes Prevalence Working Group, Ireland and Northern Ireland's Population Health Observatory (INIsPHO), Institute of Public Health in Ireland was held on 12 June 2006. Diabetes mellitus is a common chronic condition that causes significant...
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Subject: Income, inequality, health
Greater income equality - the key to tackling health and social problems Everyone living in Ireland, North and South, could lead happier, healthier and longer lives if measures were put in place to achieve greater income equality according to the authors of 'The Spirit Level: Why more equal...
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 This document covers five areas:- the principles and aims of the study;- the topics and subjects to be explored;- how the study will be managed;- how the information will be collected, analysed and interpreted; and- other issues for the study. 
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The Department for Regional Development (DRD) has developed a Draft Bicycle Strategy for Northern Ireland which sets out, over a 25 year period, how DRD plans to make Northern Ireland a cycling community. DRD wants Northern Ireland to be a community which values, nurtures and celebrates cycling in...
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This report presents a summary of strategies and current data on breastfeeding across the island of Ireland. The report also presents an overview of evidence on the contribution of breastfeeding to population health and on effective measures to support and enable breastfeeding. Data are presented...
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Subject: Health behaviour
    This Key Finding reports on data from the third wave of interviews with Growing Up in Ireland’s older Child Cohort, when the young people were 17/18 years of age. It presents summary information on their use of alcohol, tobacco and cannabis, as well as their sexual...
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Subject: alcohol, Drugs, Treatment
Facts and Figures on alcohol and drug use in Cork ·        300 individuals currently in treatment for heroin use ·        100 injecting drug users not in treatment ·     ...
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Udoka Ezumezu, Peace (2015) A mixed method study on treatment needs and social support networks of women with alcohol and substance misuse problems. In: HSE Health and Social Care Professions Research Conference, 16 April 2015, Trinity College Dublin School of Nursing & Midwifery.

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