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INTERREG IVA
      OBESITY PROJECT
A Partnership approach to preventing
 and managing obesity in the border
              ...
You know the stats….
CAWT Obesity Project
• Funded by EU INTERREG IVA Programme
• Targeting 1,770 individuals through interventions:
   – Preve...
OBESITY PROJECT STRUCTURE
                                                       CAWT Management Board
                   ...
Drivers for Partnership
• Complexity of obesity, a multi-faceted issue requires
  a multi-sectoral approach.
• Evidence, s...
Benefits of Partnership
• Influence strategically and operationally
• Capitalise and utilise best practice and learning in...
Meet the Challenge
“ build capacity across the public and private sectors to
  mobilize a coordinated effort to change the...
INTERREG IVA
OBESITY PROJECT

   E: Claire.mcginley@hscni.net
          T: 02871272138
      www.cawt.com/obesity
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CAWT EU INTERREG IVA Obesity Project - 'UP4IT' - Ms Claire McGinley - CAWT

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CAWT EU INTERREG IVA Obesity Project - 'UP4IT' - Ms Claire McGinley - CAWT

  1. 1. INTERREG IVA OBESITY PROJECT A Partnership approach to preventing and managing obesity in the border region Claire McGinley Project Manager E: Claire.mcginley@hscni.net T: 02871272138 www.cawt.com/obesity
  2. 2. You know the stats….
  3. 3. CAWT Obesity Project • Funded by EU INTERREG IVA Programme • Targeting 1,770 individuals through interventions: – Prevention Programme “Healthy Lifestyles” – Management Programme “Making A Difference” • 3 year project, commenced 2009 • Effective and sustainable model of delivery • Multi-sectoral partnership delivery • 4 pilot sites along CAWT border region
  4. 4. OBESITY PROJECT STRUCTURE CAWT Management Board Northern Health & Social Care Trust/CAWT Director General; Health Service Executive West; Southern HSCT; HSE Dublin North East; Western HSCT; Health Social Care Board; Public Health Agency CAWT Secretariat Via CAWT Development Centre EU INTERREG IVA Obesity Project Board EU INTERREG IVA Obesity Project Quality Assurance WHSCT (Chair); CAWT; PHA; HSE EU INTERREG IVA Obesity Advisory Group West; HSE DNE; SHSCT; Community Project Development Food Standards Agency; Safefood; Development Health Network Subgroup Institute of Public Health Ireland; Sport NI; Diabetes UK(NI); PHA, HSE; HSE West; HSE DNE; Armagh WHSCT Council; SHSCT; WHSCT; Safefood Project Team HSCB/WHSCT Local Delivery Partnership Local Delivery Partnership Local Delivery Partnership Local Delivery Partnership WHSCT SHSCT HSE West HSE DNE
  5. 5. Drivers for Partnership • Complexity of obesity, a multi-faceted issue requires a multi-sectoral approach. • Evidence, strategies and best practice call for a co- ordinated approach • Multi-component programmes to achieve positive outcomes • Cultural change not possible without genuine partnerships • Challenges of the current environment • Wider impact of obesity – multi-sectoral • Sustainability and roll-out post funding
  6. 6. Benefits of Partnership • Influence strategically and operationally • Capitalise and utilise best practice and learning in programme development and delivery • Plan and test different ways of working • Ensures appropriate use of available funding and optimal use of resources. • Brings added value, leverage and synergies • Better quality and more responsive services • Improved outcomes of care for the individual and the population • Greater local ownership
  7. 7. Meet the Challenge “ build capacity across the public and private sectors to mobilize a coordinated effort to change the environment that constrains healthy behaviours, such as healthy diet and physical activity, and enables unhealthy ones” A Public-Private Partnership Model for Obesity Prevention, Terry T Huang, PhD, MPH and Amy L. Yaroch, PhD, 2009.
  8. 8. INTERREG IVA OBESITY PROJECT E: Claire.mcginley@hscni.net T: 02871272138 www.cawt.com/obesity

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