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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Recent data from the Association of Public Health Observatories showed the North East was the second fattest region in the European Union, with 28% of adults classed as obese.
Women in Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland, North Tees and Hartlepool are among the worst offenders for smoking during pregnancy, according to the Local Tobacco Control Profiles, produced by the Association of Public Health Observatories (APHO).
The report, Analysis of the National Childhood Obesity Database 2005/06, compiled by the Association of Public Health Observatories for the Department of Health also reveals poor response rates from primary care trusts (PCTs), who were tasked to collect the information.
Statistics from the Association of Public Health Observatories in 2010 showed the North East was the second-fattest region in the European Union, after the West Midlands, with 28% of adults classed as obese - double the EU average.
The Association of Public Health Observatories named the West Midlands as the fattest region in the European Union, with 29 per cent of adults classed as obese last year.
Figures from the Association of Public Health Observatories revealed 29 per cent of adults in the West Midlands are walruses, nearly double the EU average of 14%.
The profiles, published in July by the Department of Health and the Association of Public Health Observatories, give a picture of health in each local authority area.
A report released by The Association of Public Health Observatories confirms that the region is among the worst in the country when it comes to excessive alcohol consumption.
Statistics from the Association of Public Health Observatories named the UK as the fattest European Union member, with the West Midlands having the highest percentage of obese adults at 29 per cent - double the EU rate of 14 per cent.
Health profiles, published by the Department of Health and the Association of Public Health Observatories, show Newcastle Primary Care Trust (PCT), North Tyneside PCT and Northumberland Care Trust are addressing issues highlighted in the profiles through successful strategies and health campaigns.
The Association of Public Health Observatories (APHO) said only children in Slovakia and London were worse off.
A recent study from the Association of Public Health Observatories showed ours was the second fattest region in the European Union, with 28% of adults classed as obese - double the EU average of 14%.
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