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Committee for Health, Social Services and Public Safety - 2007-2011 Mandate

Committee inquiries - Inquiry into Obesity

The prevalence of obesity in Northern Ireland presents a major challenge, not just for medicine and public health but for governance and decision making. The deceptively simple issue of encouraging physical activity and modifying dietary habits, in reality, raises complex social and economic questions about the need to perhaps reshape public policy in food production, food manufacturing, healthcare, retail, education, culture and trade.

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