Regional Director of Public Health's Report for 1990

Scope and Content

Annual Report by Sir Liam for the Northern Regional Health Authority.

Health issues covered in this report significant to the Northern Region include;

  • The importance of healthy living in childhood, including eating for a healthy heart, health risk-taking in adolescence, and making health fun;

  • Maintaining healthy lifestyles in adulthood, including supervising family's health, preventing cancers in women, and communities with major health disadvantages;

  • And health issues for the elderly, including rapid responses to preventable problems in old age, and supporting the elderly whose independence is threatened by dementia.

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