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Frustration with Sláintecare stagnation 1 Year on

Health Reform Alliance calls on Government to publish Sláintecare implementation plan

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Policy News   |   30th May 2018

New law bans advertisers targeting kids online

New Data Protection Bill protects children from online marketing

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Policy News   |   23rd May 2018

Dáil to ban junk food companies targeting kids

The Irish Heart Foundation welcome amendment to stop junk food advertisers targeting kids online

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Policy News   |   13th May 2018

Sugary drink tax comes into force May 1st

Calls for a portion of the proceeds to be ringfenced to fund measures to prevent childhood obesity

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Policy News   |   30th Apr 2018

Just one in three young stroke survivors return to work

Survey paints a bleak picture of life for younger stroke survivors in Ireland

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Policy News   |   23rd Apr 2018

Junk food marketers bombarding children

The Irish Heart Foundation is calling for a blanket ban on junk food marketing to under-16s

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Policy News   |   18th Apr 2018

Being poor is bad for your heart

WHO calls for health for all on World Health Day 2018

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Policy News   |   7th Apr 2018

Introduction of sugar tax postponed

The sugar tax which was planned to be introduced on 06 April, will now not be introduced until 01 May.

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Policy News   |   3rd Apr 2018