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In the Programme for Government, the Northern Ireland Executive committed itself to five priorities for action, one of which was ‘Working for a healthier people’. Within this priority, it promised to take specific measures to promote mental and emotional health and reduce suicides. The...
Subject: Dementia
It is estimated that at present in Northern Ireland there are 19,000 people living with dementia; fewer than 1000 of these people are under 65. As the population of Northern Ireland ages, dementia will increasingly be a major public health and societal issue, with numbers of people with dementia...
In the Programme for Government, the Northern Ireland Executive committed itself to five priorities for action, one of which was ‘Working for a healthier people’. Within this priority, it promised to take specific measures to promote mental and emotional health and reduce suicides. The...
Publisher: safefood
Author: MacMahon, B, Weld, G
A good diet and adequate food supply is central to promoting health and wellbeing. A poor quality diet is associated with higher rates of chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease and certain cancers. Social and economic conditions impact on diet quality which in...
This draft policy has been updated to reflect changes in structures and legislation. The draft policy outlines how communities, organisations and individuals must work to ensure children and young people in Northern Ireland are safeguarded as effectively as possible. Consultation Documents Draft...
This second corporate business plan explains the purpose of the PHA and focuses on health improvement, health protection and addressing health inequalities. The business plan is available to download below.
In 2012/13 the Western Health Improvement Team invested over �4 million in a range of initiatives to address health and social wellbeing improvement and target inequalities.The range of initiatives access over 170 projects, which includes a mix of regular commissioning work and innovative...
Publisher: CARDI
The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) published its first sub-regional bulletin of the Health and Social Care Inequalities Monitoring System (HSCIMS) on Wednesday, 7th July.The bulletin provides a picture of health inequalities at Health and Social Care (HSC...

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