Overview of public reports from PEN

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See an overview of PEN workshops and presentations here

The Physical Activity Environment Policy Index (PA-EPI)

  • Report: Policies for tackling inactivity and creating healthier physical activity environments in Ireland: PA-EPI 2022 – Report on the Irish Dissemination Event 2022
    Following on from the official launch of the PEN PA-EPI in Brussels earlier this summer. This report was presented by researchers from the University of Limerick at a dissemination event on the 25th of August 2022 at the Hilton Hotel in Kilmainham, Dublin. It provides information on the research underpinning the development of the PA-EPI as well as the results of the first study to utilise the PA-EPI for physical activity policy research. Also presented at the event was research, undertaken by public health scientists at University College Cork which investigated food policy in Ireland. This research was conducted the Food EPI tool which inspired the development of the PA-EPI. Present at the event were representatives from the Department of Health, the HSE, Sport Ireland as well as NGOs and other organisations concerned with the policy problem of physical inactivity.
         Information on the PEN PA-EPI tool can be found here

         Downloads: 1. Irish PA-EPI report

The PEN Healthy Food Environment Policy Index (Food-EPI)

  • Report: The Healthy Food Environment Policy Index (Food-EPI) -  European Union
    An overview of EU-level policies influencing food environments in EU Member States.
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