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A Bibliometric Study of Irish Health Research in an International Context (file-size 432kb)

Health Research Board Study of whether there is evidence of a concomitant increase in the quantity and quality of the national health research bibliometric output in relation to international standards The study is based on a quantitative analysis of scie ...

Breastfeeding in the East Midlands: patterns, trends and data quality issues

Breastfeeding has important health benefits for both mother and child. Breastfed babies are less likely to report with gastric, respiratory and urinary tract infections and allergic diseases, while they are also less likely to become obese in later childh ...

Rethinking Health Promotion: A Global Approach

MacDonald, T.H. Historical and philosophical analysis of health promotion Rethinking Health Promotion: A Global Approach offers an historical and philosophical analysis of health promotion, provides a number of essays on a diversity of issues, methods and ...

Snack Pack

Health Promotion Agency Northern Ireland Scheme to promote healthy eating in schools Outlines the Fresh Fruit in Schools pilot scheme and explains the potential benefits of the scheme to schools and pupils. It also provides information on the four Health ...

Analysis of need in relation to 'one stop shop' services for young people in Northern Ireland

An analysis of need for 'one stop shop' drop-in support services in relation to alcohol and drug misuse, undertaken by the PHA for the Health Development Policy Branch of the DHSSPS Additional information: Public Health Agency Drug Misuse An ana ...

Stopping smoking made easier

This booklet takes smokers through the stages of stopping smoking as well as answers common questions smokers ask about smoking Public Health Agency Tobacco This booklet takes smokers through the stages of stopping smoking as well as answers common questi ...

PHA corporate plan 2009-2010

This report explains the purpose of the PHA, its vision for public health and wellbeing, and the values that underpins its work.   Public Health Agency Corporate plan This report explains the purpose of the PHA, its vision for public health and wellbeing, ...

You, your child and alcohol

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Tackling Child Obesity- First Steps

The Committee of Public Accounts has published "Tackling child obesity- first steps". In 2004 a Public Service Agreement target (PSA) was established, shared between the three Departments of Health, Education and Skills and Culture, Media and Sp ...

A Picture of Health 2005

Health Research Board (HRB) Outcomes and achievements of health research projects A selection of health research projects funded by the HRB. Research and Evaluation Report http://www.hrb.ie/publications/hrb-publication/publications//221/ © HRB 7 November ...

A Picture of Health 2006

Health Research Board (HRB) Outcomes and achievements of health research projects A selection of Irish health research projects funded by HRB. Featuring:- Confronting cystic fibrosis- Easing the burden of diabetes- The price of better health- Brainwaves- ...

A Picture of Health 2009

In 2008, 107 different Health Research Board funded research projects were completed. The Picture of Health 2009 represents a snap shot of the outcomes from just some of those projects. The stories come from 55 researchers working in nine universities, ei ...

Mental health and associated health service use on the island of Ireland

This is the first population-based mental health telephone survey that allows for direct comparisons between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. The findings show: Health Research Board Mental health This is the first population-based mental hea ...

Activities of Irish Psychiatric Units and Hospitals 2008

This report presents data obtained from the National Psychiatric In-patient Reporting System (NPIRS) in 2008 on all admissions to, discharges from, and deaths in, Irish psychiatric units and hospitals. Data are presented nationally, regionally, by HSE are ...

Treated problem drug use in Ireland: 2008 figures from the National Drug Treatment Reporting System

Significant improvements in the NDTRS data-collection processes and procedures mean that the HRB is now able to report on the information collected from treatment centres on a more regular basis. From 2009, the figures on the extent of treated drug and al ...

Treated problem alcohol use in Ireland: 2008 figures from the National Drug Treatment Reporting System

Significant improvements in the NDTRS data-collection processes and procedures mean that the HRB is now able to report on the information collected from treatment centres on an a more regular basis. From 2009, the figures on the extent of treated drug and ...

Reconnecting with life: personal experiences of recovering from mental health problems in Ireland

The study provides a deeper level of understanding of what recovery is (i.e. reconnection with life) and guidance on how it can happen (through an active reconnection with self, others and time). Preferred individual strategies of reconnecting with life c ...

Projecting the Impact of Demographic Change on the demand for and Delivery of Health Care in Ireland

Health and health care are particularly sensitive to the size and make-up of the population. Increasing life expectancy in Ireland has resulted in an increasing elderly population, who require both more health care, on average, than younger people and a d ...

Annual Report of the National Intellectual Disability Database Committee 2009

This report presents data on the demographic profile of those who are registered on the National Intellectual Disability Database, their current useage of day and residential services, and a range of multidisciplinary supports. It also presents informatio ...

A Picture of Health 2010

The Picture of Health is all about the positive impacts and outcomes from HRB funded research. And with more than 200 researchers in 10 hospitals and 10 third level institutions completing projects in 2009, this publication captures just some of the great ...

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