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Ms Marie Killeen, Programme Manager of the Health and Wellbeing Programme at the Department of Health, spoke about the Government's objectives and aspirations to promote health and wellbeing in ...

Ms Marie Killeen, Programme Manager of the Health and Wellbeing Programme at the Department of Health, spoke about the Government's objectives and aspirations to promote health and wellbeing in Ireland.

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  • Health sector needs to learn how to “read” labels and perhaps read between the lines I will not show you a number of “healthy policies” but that’s not what the label says
  • Health sector needs to learn how to “read” labels and perhaps read between the lines I will not show you a number of “healthy policies” but that’s not what the label says
  • Health sector needs to learn how to “read” labels and perhaps read between the lines I will not show you a number of “healthy policies” but that’s not what the label says
  • Health sector needs to learn how to “read” labels and perhaps read between the lines I will not show you a number of “healthy policies” but that’s not what the label says
  • Health sector needs to learn how to “read” labels and perhaps read between the lines I will not show you a number of “healthy policies” but that’s not what the label says
  • Health sector needs to learn how to “read” labels and perhaps read between the lines I will not show you a number of “healthy policies” but that’s not what the label says
  • Health sector needs to learn how to “read” labels and perhaps read between the lines I will not show you a number of “healthy policies” but that’s not what the label says
  • Health sector needs to learn how to “read” labels and perhaps read between the lines I will not show you a number of “healthy policies” but that’s not what the label says
  • Health sector needs to learn how to “read” labels and perhaps read between the lines I will not show you a number of “healthy policies” but that’s not what the label says
  • Health sector needs to learn how to “read” labels and perhaps read between the lines I will not show you a number of “healthy policies” but that’s not what the label says
  • Health sector needs to learn how to “read” labels and perhaps read between the lines I will not show you a number of “healthy policies” but that’s not what the label says
  • Health sector needs to learn how to “read” labels and perhaps read between the lines I will not show you a number of “healthy policies” but that’s not what the label says
  • Health sector needs to learn how to “read” labels and perhaps read between the lines I will not show you a number of “healthy policies” but that’s not what the label says
  • Health sector needs to learn how to “read” labels and perhaps read between the lines I will not show you a number of “healthy policies” but that’s not what the label says
  • Health sector needs to learn how to “read” labels and perhaps read between the lines I will not show you a number of “healthy policies” but that’s not what the label says
  • Health sector needs to learn how to “read” labels and perhaps read between the lines I will not show you a number of “healthy policies” but that’s not what the label says
  • Health sector needs to learn how to “read” labels and perhaps read between the lines I will not show you a number of “healthy policies” but that’s not what the label says

Marie Killeen - Health and Wellbeing Marie Killeen - Health and Wellbeing Presentation Transcript

  • 11Marie KilleenProgramme ManagerHealth and Wellbeing ProgrammeDepartment of Health
  • Healthy IrelandA Framework for ImprovedHealth and Wellbeing2013-2025
  • 44Healthy Ireland Vision:……. where everyone can enjoy physicaland mental health and wellbeing to theirfull potential, where wellbeing is valuedand supported at every level of societyand is everyone’s responsibility.
  • 55Healthy Ireland Goals• Goal 1: Increase the proportion of people whoare healthy at all stages of life• Goal 2: Reduce health inequalities• Goal 3: Protect the public from threats to healthand wellbeing• Goal 4: Create an environment where everyindividual and sector of society can play theirpart in achieving a healthy Ireland
  • 66Framework of Actions•Governance and Policy•Partnerships and Cross-Sectoral Working•Empowering People and Communities•Health and Health Reform•Research and Evidence•Monitoring, Reporting and Evaluation
  • 77Health Check• Life expectancy has improved but predictedincreases in chronic diseases and cancersare alarming.• Obesity:– Two out of three adults are overweight or obese– 25% of pregnant women are overweight or obese– Almost one in ten three year-olds in lower socio-economic groupsare obese compared to one in 20 in higher socio-economic groups– 20% of all children are overweight
  • 88• Alcohol:– Irelands rate of alcohol consumption is one of the highest inEurope at 11.9 litres per head of population– Alcohol is responsible for approximately 90 deaths per monthand is a factor in half of all suicides• Tobacco:– 5,500 deaths per annum– Around one million people in Ireland smoke tobacco products;– 12% of children between the ages of 11 and 17 years arecurrent smokers– Smoking rates are highest amongst women aged 18-29 frompoor communities – 56% of that cohort – compared to 28% oftheir peers from higher social classes
  • 99Major Modifiable Risk Factors• Tobacco use – approx. 33%• Unhealthy diet & obesity – approx. 30%– Incl. Alcohol approx. 4%
  • 1010Governance and Policy• Cabinet Committee on Social Policy, chaired by AnTaoiseach, will oversee the implementation of HealthyIreland.• Health and Wellbeing Programme in the Department ofHealth will spearhead the co-ordination and monitoringof the implementation plan.• A multi-stakeholder Healthy Ireland Council will create anetwork of advocates to support implementation.• The Health and Wellbeing Programme will work with theSocial Inclusion Unit in the Department of SocialProtection to facilitate the development of integratedSocial Impact Assessment (SIA) as a feature of policydevelopment and policy impact analysis
  • 1111Partnerships andCross-sectoral Working• Local health partners will engage with local authorities intheir work to address local and community development,with the aim of co-ordinating actions and improvinginformation-sharing for improved health and wellbeing.• Agree a method and timeline to explore the potentialcontribution of interagency Children’s ServicesCommittees to improve the health and wellbeing offamilies and communities.• Health and social policy planners, commissioners andfunding programmes will prioritise community-basedprogrammes for those most at risk, experiencing thegreatest disparities and with the greatest opportunity forimpact and mainstreaming.
  • 1212Empowering People and Communities• Support and link existing partnerships, strategies andinitiatives that aim:– To improve the decision-making capacity of childrenand young people through strengthening self-esteem,resilience, responses to social and interpersonalpressure, health and media literacy (including socialmedia literacy).– To improve the capacity of parents, carers andfamilies to support healthier choices for their childrenand themselves.• Develop strategies to enhance social connectednessacross the life course and to connect people most inneed to resources, services, education and healthcare.
  • 1313Health and Health Reform• All new governance arrangements for reformed healthstructures articulated in ‘Future Health’ will addresshealth and wellbeing strategic goals and principles.• Integrate health and wellbeing goals and actions intocross-directorate and cross-functional workingarrangements as part of the reform programme.• Further support the roles of local health and social carestaff who work in community settings, such as publichealth nurses; devise ways to leverage their expertise inimproving the health of local communities and developsupports for this.
  • 1414Research and Evidence• Healthy Ireland research plan to develop specificmeasurement strategies to address knowledge gaps andcapture data across the life course and identify actions forimproved knowledge dissemination and implementation.• With the Department of Social Protection, develop aresearch project on health inequalities and poverty as partof its research on monitoring poverty trends.• Work with the Health Research Board to implement aplan designed to build research capacity and developspecific strategies and platforms for dissemination,knowledge transfer and implementation of researchinformed policy, practice and service development.
  • 1515Research and Evidence• Work with the Institute of Public Health and the HealthResearch Board to implement a plan designed to buildresearch capacity in the area of health and wellbeingand develop specific strategies and platforms fordissemination, knowledge transfer and implementation ofresearch informed policy, practice and servicedevelopment
  • 1616Monitoring, Reporting and Evaluation• Develop an Outcomes Framework that will specifybaseline indicators and targets.• Establish baseline indicators measuring the level, rangeand effectiveness of cross-government collaborationacross health priority areas.
  • 1717Priority Areas for Implementation• High level implementation plan• Research Plan• Outcomes Framework• Plan to promote physical activity• Plan for Positive Ageing Strategy• Healthy Ireland Council• Communications Plan for HI
  • 1818Implementation Framework• Cross departmental Steering Group• Department of Health – cross-divisional group• Multi-stakeholder working groups for specific actions• HSE Directorates• Community engagement• Internal capacity• Partnerships
  • 1919• Get involved!• Healthyireland@health.gov.ie
  • Healthyireland@health.gov.ie