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Community Healthcare West launched their Health Ireland Implementation Plan on November 12th attended by Dr.Stephanie O'Keeffe, the HSE's National Director for Strategic Planning & Transformation, Ms. Sarah McComack National Healthy Ireland programme lead, Mr. Martin Greaney Head of Health and Wellbeiing for Community Healthcare West and other members of the steering group. The development of this plan involved a process of staff engagement and wide consultation across the CHO.
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Laois and Offaly Local Community Development Committees (LCDC's) launch their Healthy Plans 2018-2020. These plans along with those preceding them, build upon the Healthy Ireland strategic vision which sees 'A Healthy Ireland where everyone can enjoy physical and mental health and well-being to their full potential'. These plans support the implementation at local level of the objectives of the Governments Healthy Ireland Framework 2013-2025.
Minister of State for Health Promotion, Catherine Byrne TD, launches findings from the annual Healthy Ireland Survey 2018. Kate O’Flaherty, Head of Health and Wellbeing at the Department of Health, commented “The data from this survey are a very valuable asset to assist the Department of Health and all other stakeholders working for a healthy Ireland. The survey findings will help us to better measure risk factor trends over time and the impact that policy implementation is having on supporting people to make healthier choices.”
The Minister for State for Health Promotion, Catherine Byrne, launched A Strategy for Healthy Tipperary 2018-2020 in Thurles, Co.Tipperary. The three year Strategy aims to provide a framework for the delivery of a healthier Tipperary by the year 2020. It will see the HSE working in conjunction with the local authority and several health related agencies with the intention of improving health services across the County.
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