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This site was designed mainly to support those working in the areas of health promotion and public health. The information would also have been of interest and of use to professionals from a range of other sectors as well as students and interested members of the public.

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20.10.09 Health Promotion Agency Annual Report 2008-2009
This final Annual report of the Health Promotion Agency highlights the achievements of the HPA during its final financial year, 20082009 .......
read the full 'Health Promotion Agency Annual Report 2008-2009' publication

27.03.09 Research into childhood exposure to tobacco smoke in Northern Ireland
New research published by the Health Promotion Agency for Northern Ireland (HPA) details for the first time the extent to which children here are exposed to second-hand smoke. .......
read the full 'Research into childhood exposure to tobacco smoke in Northern Ireland' press release

25.03.09 School food: top marks! School dinners on the menu at Stormont
Stormont went back to school today when school dinners were put on the menu to highlight School food: top marks! a new initiative to support healthy eating in schools........
read the full 'School food: top marks! School dinners on the menu at Stormont' press release

23.03.09 HPA leaves lasting legacy of public health
On 1 April 2009 the Health Promotion Agency for Northern Ireland (HPA) will be incorporated into the new Public Health Agency, heralding a new dawn for public health while at the same time the end of an era for the HPA........
read the full 'HPA leaves lasting legacy of public health' press release

19.03.09 You can enjoy healthy eating on a budget
The Health Promotion Agency for Northern Ireland (HPA) has today launched a new website, www.enjoyhealthyeating.info to support people in improving their eating habits and help them eat healthily, particularly during the current economic climate........
read the full 'You can enjoy healthy eating on a budget' press release


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A healthy legacy – 20 years of the Health Promotion Agency for Northern Ireland

A healthy legacy. 20 years of the Health Promotion Agency for Northern Ireland

March 2009

This document is a record of, and a reflection on, the HPA’s 20 years of activity and contribution to improving health. It gives an overview of the breadth of the HPA’s work over this time and the progress that it has made across a range of public health issues with its partners.

[more information on 'A healthy legacy. 20 years of the Health Promotion Agency for Northern Ireland']

Childhood exposure to tobacco smoke (CHETS) in Northern Ireland

Childhood exposure to tobacco smoke (CHETS) in Northern Ireland

March 2009

This research details for the first time the extent to which children in Northern Ireland are exposed to second-hand smoke and the key factors that influence this exposure.

[more information on 'Childhood exposure to tobacco smoke (CHETS) in Northern Ireland']

Mental Health First Aid Northern Ireland Manual

Mental Health First Aid Northern Ireland Manual

March 2009

This manual has been produced as the basis for the Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Northern Ireland training programme.......

[more information on 'Mental Health First Aid Northern Ireland Manual']

Health Promoting Hospitals and Health Services network in Northern Ireland. Update report  2007–2008.

Health Promoting Hospitals and Health Services network in Northern Ireland. Update report 2007–2008.

March 2009

This report details the development of the World Health Organization's (WHO) Health Promoting Hospitals (HPH) and Health Services network in Northern Ireland and outlines the range of work and initiatives ongoing in each of the 13 member hospitals, detailed under the five new health and social care trusts.

[more information on 'Health Promoting Hospitals and Health Services network in Northern Ireland. Update report 2007–2008.']

Inform 63

Inform. Issue 63. February 2009 / March 2009

February 2009

Inform was published bimonthly to provide information on the HPA's current areas of work. Since the HPA is becoming part of the new Regional Agency for Public Health and Social Well-being at the start of April 2009, this will be the last issue produced.

[more information on 'Inform']

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