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CARDI 2007-2015: An Overview

CARDI Ageing, Older people, Demography, Health, Wellbeing Since its establishment in 2007, the Centre for Ageing Research and Development in Ireland (CARDI) has been committed to building a strong and lasting community of researchers in ageing in Ireland, ...

Enough is Enough- Food Poverty Scoping Exercise

10.14655/572160-856372 The Belfast Food Network (BFN) and The Institute of Public Health in Ireland Food poverty, Food waste In March 2015, over 80 people, representing food banks, churches, advice services, community organisations, statutory agencies and ...

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 ...

Age Discrimination in Mental Health Services

The UK government is considering the introduction of legislation to outlaw age discrimination in the provision of public services. The Department of Health commissioned a short piece of research to explore the extent of age discrimination in mental health ...

Life Expectancy and All Age All Cause Mortality Monitoring (Overall and Health Inequalities)- Update to include data for 2007

The latest annual update on life expectancy data and all age all cause mortality rates, with data updated to 2005-07, which are used to monitor progress against Department of Health targets for overall life expectancy in England, and for the gap in life e ...

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 ...

Public Policy and Ageing in Northern Ireland: Identifying Levers for Change

Public Policy and Ageing in Northern Ireland: Identifying Levers for Change Judith Cross, Policy Officer with the Centre for Ageing Research Development in Ireland (CARDI)    Introduction Identifying a broad range of key public policy initiatives as they ...

Mortality target monitoring (life expectancy and all-age all-cause mortality, overall and inequalities)

The latest annual update on life expectancy data and all age all cause mortality rates, with data updated to 2006-08, which are used to monitor progress against Department of Health targets for overall life expectancy in England, and for the gap in life e ...

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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Staying safe

This leaflet provides advice and information on drugs and clubbing, on planning ahead for a night out, dancing and drugs, looking after your friends, drugs and the law and first aid information. Public Health Agency Substance misuse This leaflet provides ...

Think child, think parent, think family

This is an introductory update to the Mental Health and Children's Services Project of the HSCB Public Health Agency Mental health This is an introductory update to the Mental Health and Children's Services Project of the HSCB Mental Health Coll ...

Newborn blood spot screening for your baby

This leaflet explains the benefits of blood spot screening for the newborn Public Health Agency Blood spot screening This leaflet explains the benefits of blood spot screening for the newborn Research and Evaluation Report http://www.publichealth.hscni.ne ...

TB Factsheet

What is TB (tuberculosis)? TB is a serious but curable infectious disease. It usually affects the lungs but it can affect other parts of the body. What are the symptoms? Any of the following symptoms may occur:. Cough. Phlegm. High temperature. Sweating a ...

BCG and your baby: protecting your baby against TB (English and 10 translations)

This booklet provides advice on the BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin) vaccination which offers protection against tuberculosis (TB)  Public Health Agency Childhood immunisation This booklet provides advice on the BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin) vaccination wh ...

TB: the disease, its treatment and prevention (English and 10 translations)

This booklet offers general advice on the control of tuberculosis (TB)   Public Health Agency Tuberculosis This booklet offers general advice on the control of tuberculosis (TB)   Research and Evaluation Report ...

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