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Three-year Healthy Galway City Strategy aims to improve physical and mental health and wellbeing

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The Healthy Galway City Strategy 2019-2021, launched this week, aims to ensure Galway is a city where everyone can enjoy physical and mental health and wellbeing to their full potential, where wellbeing is valued and supported at every level of society, and where responsibility for health and wellbeing is shared and supported.

Healthy Heroes’ to promote child and adolescent health

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NUI Galway’s Paediatric Society and the Association of Medical Students Ireland (AMSI) are co-running a two-day event titled ‘Healthy Heroes’ to promote child and adolescent health. They have invited a total of 400 local primary school and transition year students to attend interactive workshops surrounding healthy habits, on November 8-9th at NUIG’s main campus.

Healthy Heroes’ to promote child and adolescent health

NUI Galway’s Paediatric Society and the Association of Medical Students Ireland (AMSI) are co-running a two-day event titled ‘Healthy Heroes’ to promote child and adolescent health. They have invited a total of 400 local primary school and transition year students to attend interactive workshops surrounding healthy habits, on November 8-9th at NUIG’s main campus.

Galway workers need to get a move on

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Fewer people are exercising at the recommended weekly levels than they were 15 months ago, according to new research from the Nutrition & Health Foundation (NHF). Just over a quarter (26 per cent) of Ireland’s workforce exercise at the recommended level of over 150 minutes of moderate physical activity every week, down from almost a third (32 per cent) only fifteen months ago. Four in ten (42 per cent) say they are either totally or extremely inactive during their working day. The research was commissioned to mark Ireland’s second National Workplace Wellbeing Day on Friday, 8th April 2016, which is being organised by the Nutrition & Health Foundation and supported by Ibec.

Carers have nothing left to give – mentally, physically or financially – Conway-Walsh

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It is unforgivable that carers in Mayo and elsewhere continue to bear the brunt of Austerity. The 6,558 family carers in Mayo who form part of the invisible workforce that save the state over four billion euro each year are experiencing unprecedented hardship according to Sinn Féin General Election Candidate Rose Conway-Walsh.

Be part of the Mayo GAA #littlethings campaign

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The Mayo GAA County Board in partnership with the Health Service Executive and Mindspace launched a positive mental health promotion partnership with the unveiling of a sign at MacHale Park. The aim of this initiative under the #littlethings campaign aims to encourage and facilitate people to develop and maintain positive mental health.

Dawn Meats’ inaugural Health Week kicks off at Mayo plants

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Dawn Meats, the premium supplier of choice to supermarket, food service, and restaurant businesses, last week launched its inaugural Health Week at its Mayo plants. Health Week is just one of the campaigns that will run in the coming months as part of Dawn Meats’ Work Safe, Think Well initiative to increase the awareness of health and safety across its network of seven locations in Ireland.

Week six of Healthy Town focusing on the importance of family health and wellbeing

Children who eat regular family dinners grow up to be young adults who eat more healthily and have lower rates of obesity, while eating dinner as a family can also boost vocabulary.

Week Five of Healthy Town to focus on mental health in teens

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Teenagers in Athlone list bullying, family, and stressful times as key concerns for them in their daily life, while one in six young people between 11 and 13 experience mental health issues.

Healthy Town challenge focusing on improved eating habits

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The second week of the Irish Times and Pfizer Healthy Town programme, ‘Eat Well, Live Well,’ launches on Monday September 14.

 

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