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Obesity is a condition, not just a risk factor – WHO

Overweight and obesity have reached epidemic proportions in the WHO European Region

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Obesity News   |   12th May 2022

World Obesity Day – Act to protect kids from junk food marketing

World Obesity Day 2022 - Everybody needs to act

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Obesity News   |   4th Mar 2022

New Online Safety Bill fails to protect children’s health

New Online Safety Bill does not include ban on online junk food advertising to kids

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Policy News   |   17th Jan 2022

Government must do more to tackle childhood obesity

Government must do more to tackle childhood obesity

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Obesity News   |   8th Dec 2021

EU must protect kids from junk food marketing

New coalition calls on EU to end junk food marketing to kids

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Policy News   |   9th Nov 2021

Ban online junk food marketing to kids – new report

New Oireachtas report recommends banning online junk food marketing to kids

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Policy News   |   2nd Nov 2021

Budget 2022 a ‘triple whammy against children’s health’

The Irish Heart Foundation responds to Budget 2022

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Policy News   |   12th Oct 2021

Obesity higher in children from disadvantaged backgrounds

New Growing up in Ireland data shows impact of disadvantage on children's health and wellbeing

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Obesity News   |   16th Jun 2021

Urgent need to ban digital junk food marketing to children

Irish Heart Foundation at the Oireactas Committee on Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport, and Media calls for ban on digital junk food marketing to children

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Policy News   |   3rd Jun 2021

Majority favour banning celebrity endorsement of junk food

Ireland faces losing a generation of children to obesity-related disease

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Obesity News   |   22nd Apr 2021

Public urged to demand clear, honest food labelling

Irish Heart Foundation calls for clearer labelling on foods

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Policy News   |   4th Mar 2021

Children in disadvantaged schools at higher risk of obesity

The latest results from the Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative (COSI)

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Obesity News   |   15th Oct 2020