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24 Oct · HI Admin · No Comments

Minister Byrne launches report of third Healthy Ireland Survey

24th October, 2017. Launch of Results of Wave 3 of the Healthy Ireland Survey in The Department of Foreign Affairs, The Ballroom, Iveagh House, St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2. Pictured from left: Kieran O’Leary (IPSOS MRBI), Minister Catherine Byrne and Kate O’Flaherty (Director of Health and Wellbeing Programme, Dept. Of Health). Minister of State for …

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29 Sep · HI Admin · No Comments

New Healthy Eating Standards for School Meals launched by Ministers Harris, Bruton and Doherty

The Minister for Health, the Minister for Education and Skills and the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection today (Monday) jointly launched new Nutrition Standards for the State’s School Meals Programme. These will ensure the programme follows the national Healthy Eating Guidelines. The introduction of the new nutrition standards means that only healthy food …

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30 May · HI Admin · No Comments

New Healthy Ireland Network launched by an Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD and Healthy Ireland Council Chair, Keith Wood

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny today joined Healthy Ireland Council Chair Keith Wood to launch an initiative which aims to boost the national movement for health and wellbeing. The first phase of the new Healthy Ireland Network has been established by the Council to get all types of organisations across the country to sign-up to combined …

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6 Dec · HI Admin · No Comments

Minister Corcoran Kennedy launches Healthy Food for Life – new Healthy eating Guidelines and Food Pyramid

Minister of State for Health Promotion, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy TD, today (6 December 2016) launched “Healthy Food for Life”, the new Healthy Eating Guidelines and Food Pyramid under the aegis of Healthy Ireland. Healthy Food for Life provides a suite of national healthy eating guidelines for the general population. Their aim is to provide a …

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19 Oct · HI Admin · No Comments

Minister Corcoran Kennedy launches report of second Healthy Ireland Survey

Marcella Corcoran Kennedy TD, Minister of State at the Department of Health with responsibility for Health Promotion today launched the Summary Report of the second Healthy Ireland Survey. The second annual Healthy Ireland Survey of 7,500 people aged 15 and over living in Ireland gives an up-to-date picture of the health of the nation and …

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15 Jan · HI Admin · No Comments

Ireland’s first ever National Physical Activity Plan is launched by Government

  The Government has today (14 Jan 2016) launched Ireland’s first ever National Physical Activity Plan which aims to get at least half a million more Irish people taking regular exercise within ten years. The plan was launched in Ballybough Community, Youth & Fitness Centre in Dublin by Minister for Health Leo Varadkar, Minister for …

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29 Oct · Healthy Ireland · No Comments

Minister Varadkar publishes Ireland’s first National Sexual Health Strategy and Action Plan

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has published Ireland’s first National Sexual Health Strategy and Action Plan to raise awareness of sexual health and stem the rising incidence of sexually transmitted infections. The National Sexual Health Strategy is Ireland’s first national framework for sexual health and wellbeing. The three key goals of the strategy are: To …

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7 Oct · Healthy Ireland · No Comments

Minister Varadkar launches first Healthy Ireland Survey

The Minister for Health, Mr Leo Varadkar, recently launched the first national survey of the nation’s health in eight years with the publication of the Healthy Ireland Survey. The survey was conducted by Ipsos MRBI on behalf of Healthy Ireland. It provides the most up-to-date picture of the health of the nation, including lifestyle factors …

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13 Sep · Healthy Ireland · No Comments

Healthy Ireland supports Great Dublin Bike Ride

Together with the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport and Dublin City Council, Healthy Ireland was delighted to have teamed up with the Irish Sports Council and Cycling Ireland for the inaugural Great Dublin Bike Ride. Over 3,000 cyclists participated in the hugely successful event on Sunday 13th September. The event was a flagship event …

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23 Jul · Healthy Ireland · No Comments

Healthy Ireland in the Health Services

The HSE has published ‘Healthy Ireland in the Health Services’ – an implementation plan for the Healthy Ireland Framework specifically focused on the HSE, its workforce, services and the people its cares for. The plan outlines three key sector-wide focuses which include reducing chronic disease ensuring staff health and wellbeing implementing system reform Welcoming the …

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