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Government takes next step on the road to a Referendum on the 8th Amendment – Minister Harris

“Today the Government took the next step on the road to a Referendum on the 8th Amendment. The Cabinet gave formal approval for the draft General Scheme of the Bill, which will form the basis for the referendum on Article 40.3.3 of the Constitution to be held in late May this year. “I now plan

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Non-Broadcast Media Advertising and Marketing of Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages, including Sponsorship and Retail Product Placement: Voluntary Codes of Practice

In 2016 the Government approved and published ‘A Healthy Weight for Ireland – Obesity Policy and Action Plan, 2016 – 2025’ with a clear target of reversing obesity trends. A key action of this plan is to “Develop, implement and evaluate a Code of Practice for food and beverages promotion, marketing and sponsorship.” It is

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Project Ireland 2040 is the Government’s overarching policy initiative to make Ireland a better country for all of us, a country that reflects the best of who we are and what we aspire to be.

A major programme of investment in health infrastructure will be guided by a recognition that that the best health outcomes can be achieved by reorienting our health services towards primary and community care where people’s health needs can for the most part be met locally, with high quality acute and emergency care provided in the appropriate acute hospital settings.

10.9 billion euro will fund major investment projects and programmes along with significant reform initiatives within the health sector.

See National Strategic Outcome 10 of the National Development Plan 2018 – 2027 for the full detail.

 

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