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The Health Behaviours in School Children (HBSC) survey 2014 shows that overall health levels are good. There are encouraging findings on consumption of fruit and vegetables, teeth cleaning, and a drop in smoking levels and consumption of sweets and soft drinks.  However, many children said they...
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Author: Shelter
Subject: Child health
More than one million children in Britain are growing up in overcrowded, unfit, or emergency housing-conditions associated with serious health problems and poor education. This report, based on research done by the housing charity Shelter, showed that one in 12 children in England, Wales, and...
The conference aims to provide input from national and international experts in the field of early years who will contribute to a debate about how stakeholders in Northern Ireland can progress this key agenda.Conference purpose• To inform stakeholders of the science of early years /early brain...
A Tobacco-Free Future - An all-island report on tobacco, inequalities and childhood 2013 reveals declines in smoking rates among both children and pregnant women over the past decade, both North and South of the border. This report published by the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH)...
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Subject: Child health
This booklet outlines advice on many key nutritional issues for children aged one to five. It includes information on how to provide a healthy, balanced diet for this age group, guidance on suitable snacks and drinks, feeding a vegetarian child, vitamin supplements and iron, making the most of...
Views are being sought on draft regulations to restrict smoking in private vehicles carrying children. We would encourage you to respond via email where possible. Responses received after the closing date will only be considered in exceptional circumstances.