¹ The research report “The Economic Cost of Childhood Obesity on the island of Ireland’ was funded by safefood. The research partners who collaborated on the project were the School of Public Health, University College Cork; the Institute of Public Health in Ireland; the Department of Public Health, Mid-West Health Service Executive; the J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics, National University of Ireland Galway; Temple Street Children’s University Hospital; and the United Kingdom Health Forum.

All Euro values here are 2015 values obtained by discounting future values with an annual discount rate of 5% per anum

Joint Action JANPA (Grant agreement no677063) which has received funding from the European Union’s Health Programme (2014-2020) For more, see

This research is based on simulation modelling techniques that extends an earlier safefood-funded study of the annual cost of adult obesity across the island.