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Dáil Éireann Debate, Thursday - 20 January 2022

Thursday, 20 January 2022

Ceisteanna (309)

Louise O'Reilly


309. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health if there are Irish representatives on the Steering Group on Health Promotion sub-group to support the governance of the Healthier Together- EU Non-Communicable Diseases Initiative; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2821/22]

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Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

The Steering Group on Health Promotion, Disease Prevention and Management of Non-Communicable Diseases is establishing a sub-group to advise the Commission on the implementation of the ‘Healthier together: EU Non-communicable Diseases Initiative’. The topic of non-communicable diseases includes a broad range of different diseases and the Department has nominated officials from its Health and Wellbeing, Mental Health and International Units to join the sub-group, which is due to have its first meeting on 28 January 2022.