Association of Public Health Observatories


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Association of Public Health Observatories

A body that represents and co-ordinates a network of 12 public health observatories (PHOs) across the UK and Ireland, which gather public health intelligence from organisations in the British Isles, in Europe, and beyond.
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As reported in last night's Chronicle, the results were obtained for the Health Profile survey and published by the Department of Health and the Association of Public Health Observatories.
Only children in Slovakia and London are worse off, the Indicators Of Child Health report by the Association of Public Health Observatories (APHO) has shown.
Statistics from the Association of Public Health Observatories show the region is the second fattest in the European Union, after the West Midlands, with 28% of adults classed as obese - double the EU average of 14%.
The North East is the binge drinking capital of the country, according to research by the Association of Public Health Observatories.
Statistics from the Association of Public Health Observatories showed the region was the second fattest in the European Union, after the West Midlands, with 28% of adults classed as obese - double the EU average of 14%.
The study, by the Association of Public Health Observatories, is the most in-depth to have been carried out over the last seven years and concludes the North East has the biggest alcohol problem in the whole of the UK.
Statistics from the Association of Public Health Observatories released yesterday showed the North East was the second fattest region in the European Union, after the West Midlands, with 28% of adults classed as obese.
The report was produced by the Health Protection Agency and the Association of Public Health Observatories.
The Association of Public Health Observatories report finds poorer areas have higher levels of alcohol-related deaths, hospital admissions, crime, absence from work, school exclusions, teenage pregnancy and road accidents.
The survey, called Indications of Public Health in the English Regions, published by the Association of Public Health Observatories, also singles out the North East in a number of other areas for concern.
The statistics appear in a report about mental health produced by the Association of Public Health Observatories.
The report was produced jointly by the Health Protection Agency (HPA) and the Association of Public Health Observatories.
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