Publications: Obesity

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Policy Group Statement on Obesity Prevention: The race we don’t want to win – Tackling Ireland’s obesity epidemic (Age Attuned April 2017)

Published: 12 April, 2017
Category: Reviews and Reports
Topic: Ageing, Obesity, Policy and Advocacy
Author: RCPI Policy Group on Ageing, RCPI Policy Group on Obesity

Policy Group Statement on Obesity Prevention: The race we don't want to win – Tackling Ireland’s obesity epidemic (Age Attuned April 2017)

An expert report on how to clinically manage and treat obesity in Ireland (age-attuned April 2017)

Published: 12 April, 2017
Category: Reviews and Reports
Topic: Ageing, Obesity, Policy and Advocacy
Author: RCPI Policy Group on Ageing, RCPI Policy Group on Obesity

An expert report on how to clinically manage and treat obesity in Ireland (age-attuned April 2017)

The Race We Don’t Want to Win – Evidence Document

Published: 1 December, 2015
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Topic: Obesity, Policy and Advocacy
Author: RCPI Policy Group on Obesity

This document presents the evidence in support of the recommendations published in September 2014 by the Policy Group on Obesity of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland in the document 'The Race We Don’t Want to Win - Tackling Ireland’s Obesity Epidemic'.

Obesity.

Expert Report on How to Clinically Manage and Treat Obesity in Ireland

Published: 1 October, 2015
Category: Discussion Document
Topic: Obesity, Policy and Advocacy
Author: RCPI Policy Group on Obesity

These recommendations for the treatment and management of obesity provide a comprehensive roadmap for how to clinically manage and treat obesity in Ireland in the years ahead and strongly call for their adoption and implementation as part of a National Obesity Strategy.

Obesity.

RCPI 2016 Pre-Budget Submission

Published: 1 September, 2015
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Topic: Obesity, Policy and Advocacy, Pre-Budget Submissions, Tobacco
Author: RCPI

This document outlines budgetary recommendations to reduce the costly health harms associated with excessive alcohol consumption, overweight/obesity and smoking.