It is well established that obesity (and overweight) is a significant problem in Ireland. Tackling this complex issue requires multi-agency, multi-level and coordinated approaches.
The Obesity Policy and Action Plan was developed to address policy and intervention options in the context of prevention and management of overweight and obesity.
Some of the measures taken and being undertaken as a result of this policy are:
You can watch a video of the Obesity Policy and Action Plan launch here.