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Byrne, Catherine

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Alcohol Advertising

I propose to take Questions Nos. 272 to 274, inclusive, together.

  The Public Health Alcohol Bill is in the Programme for a Partnership Government and is a priority. It is inte...More Button

Health Promotion

The Department of Health and the Health Service Executive, HSE, is totally committed to increasing breastfeeding rates in Ireland.

  National health policy, including the Healthy...More Button

Departmental Reports

The National Strategy for Women and Girls, 2017-2020, NSWG, was published in April, 2017, and is the framework through which the Government is pursuing actions to advance the rights of women and gi...More Button

Implementation is co-ordinated by the Department of Justice and Equality. The Department of Health was represented on the Strategy Committee that developed the NSWG and is also represented on th...More Button

The Department of Health is principally involved with implementation of Objective Two of the NSWG: "Advance the Physical and Mental Health and Wellbeing of Women and Girls ". More Button

Action 2.1 of the NSWG commits to, "Strengthen partnership work with the National Women's Council of Ireland, NWCI, in identifying and implementing key actions to address the particular physical...More Button

Under this Action, the Department and the HSE will work with the NWCI and potentially additional relevant organisations, including others in receipt of funding from the HSE, such that an advanced...More Button

The Healthy Ireland Framework provides the overarching context for progressing actions with regard to the health and well-being of women and girls. Healthy Ireland takes a whole-of-Government an...More Button

Within the context of Healthy Ireland, there are currently a number of issues where improvements in the health and well-being of women and girls could have significant impacts; these are set out...More Button

These include improving awareness and supporting healthier choices in terms of smoking cessation, safer alcohol consumption, improving uptake of the HPV vaccine, increasing physical activity part...More Button

The Healthy Ireland approach is that many organisations have a role to play in achieving the goals of Healthy Ireland and in implementing the various strategies and plans under the Healthy Irelan...More Button

Lobbying Data

The Minister for Health is a Designated Public Official under the Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015. Information on meetings between Designated Public Officials and lobbyists is available at: More Button