Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative Press Release

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”2_3″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.90″ background_layout=”light”] Following the Department of Health publication of the obesity action plan in 2016, the ASOI is eager to facilitate addressing the challenge of obesity prevention and treatment in Ireland. Obesity is a complex problem with nutritional, activity-related, psychological, biological and social determinants. Consequently, any realistic solutions must be multifaceted and … Read more

European Obesity Day

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_image _builder_version=”3.0.90″ src=”” show_in_lightbox=”off” url_new_window=”off” use_overlay=”off” always_center_on_mobile=”on” force_fullwidth=”off” show_bottom_space=”on” /][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.90″ background_layout=”light”] Obesity is one of the most challenging public health diseases of the 21st century. The statistics for Ireland are particularly worrying – six out of every ten adults and one in four Irish children are overweight or obese. Obesity can have … Read more