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Submission to the Joint Committee on Children and Youth Affairs on the topic of Childhood Obesity

NYCI’s National Youth Health programme (NYHP) sent a submission paper to the Committee on Children and Youth Affairs on Tackling Childhood Obesity. The NYHP has outlined what the youth work sector, in particular the Health Quality Mark (HQM) organisations, have currently put in place to work towards improving the overall wellbeing of young people with reference to tackling obesity.  

We also outlined specific recommendations which are vital to enabling young people to improve their physical activity levels and eating habits. You can read the submission here >>