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IPH part of a new initiative to help EU countries and regions exchange good practices in tackling chronic diseases

29 Jan 2014 The “CHRODIS” Joint Action, addressing chronic diseases and promoting healthy ageing across the life cycle, co-financed by the EU Health Programme, starts its work today at a kick-off meeting. The objective of CHRODIS is to help EU countries an ...

Did you miss 'Preventing injury to children- can we do better?' Slides are available to view

29 Jan 2014 Unintentional injury is the leading cause of death for children aged 1 year and over and preventing such injury requires a coordinated approach from multiple agencies and stakeholders. A conference- Preventing Injury to Children- Can we do bett ...

IPH present to Joint Oireachtas Committee on Plain Packaging Bill for Tobacco

6 Feb 2014 IPH presented to Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children on 6 February 2013 on Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Bill 2013. Findings from the IPH/TFRI Report 'A Tobacco-Free Future: An all-island report on tobacco, ...

No Smoking Days highlight the impact of tobacco on health across the island and the importance of tobacco control

12 Mar 2014 March 2014 provides a number of opportunities to highlight the importance of continuing efforts to restrict access and appeal of tobacco products to young people and stress the importance of smoking cessation initiatives within maternity, child ...

'Alcohol's harm to others in Ireland'- New Health Service Executive Report on the extent of harm caused across society by alcohol

24 Mar 2014 The newly published Health Service Executive (HSE) report ‘ Alcohol’s Harm to Others in Ireland ’ examines alcohol harm to people other than the drinker in three settings – the general population, the workplace and children and families. ...

Celebrating 10 years of Smoking Ban- 2013 IPH/TFRI report showed decline in smoking rates amongst children and pregnant women but warns of tobacco’s toll on children’s health

24 Mar 2014 A Tobacco-Free Future revealed declines in smoking rates among both children and pregnant women over the past decade, both North and South of the border. ...

IPH provide evidence to NI Assembly Finance and Personnel Committee on health and wellbeing measures to reduce workplace sickness absence

26 Mar 2014 IPH presented evidence on health & wellbeing measures to reduce workplace sickness absence to the Northern Ireland Assembly Committee for Finance and Personnel on 26 March. L-R Dr Joanna Purdy, Dr Elizabeth Mitchell and Teresa Keating It wa ...

Obesity, alcohol and smoking continue to impact on health and add pressure to health services- NI Chief Medical Officer as he launches annual report

2 Apr 2014 ‘Stay active, stay healthy, and live longer’ was the message from NI Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr Michael McBride as he launched his annual report. Dr McBride said that while there have been welcome improvements in the health of the public in ...

Giro d’Italia – a boost for Active Travel?

9 May 2014 The Giro d’Italia is giving a boost to cycling and active travel across the island. ...

The Endgame Tobacco Control Workshop

12 May 2014 Building capacity in tobacco control in Ireland and Northern Ireland: the evidence, policy and practice 5-6 June, Riddel Hall, Belfast 9-10 June, The Gibson Hotel, Dublin Do you want to play a key part in bringing an end to the tobacco-related ...

IPH working in Europe to address chronic diseases & healthy ageing across the life cycle

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Benefits of cycling to the economy – IPH contribute to NI Assembly Inquiry

12 Jun 2014 Cycling is an ideal mode of transport for short and commuter journeys, however, in Northern Ireland less than 1% of journeys under one mile are cycled. Northern Ireland Environment Link (NIEL) and IPH jointly presented evidence to the Regional ...

EU Joint Action on Chronic Disease- Irish Stakeholder Seminar

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IPH welcomes publication of the new Northern Ireland Public Health Framework – Making Life Better

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Latest IPH Newsletter- June 2014

25 Jun 2014 IPH Newsletter Vol 8 Issue 2 – June 2014 Welcome to Public Health News in Ireland ...

Are you working in a role that can influence health? Next IPH Health Impact Assessment Training 3-5 November 2014

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Report of the Consultation for a National Rare Disease Plan for Ireland

3 Jul 2014 This report presents findings from the National Consultation on Rare Disease overseen by the Institute of Public Health in Ireland on behalf of the Department of Health to inform the development of Ireland’s first National Rare Disease Plan. In ...

Presentations now available for Irish Stakeholder Seminar on EU Joint Action on Chronic Disease

3 Jul 2014 Presentations are now available from the seminar consulting with Irish stakeholders interested in chronic disease prevention which took place on Wednesday 18th June in European Union House on Dawson Street. The event will inform future work on t ...

North South Alcohol Policy Advisory Group Report now available

4 Jul 2014 The North South Alcohol Policy Advisory Group has developed a report entitled “ Reducing alcohol-related harm by addressing alcohol availability – maximising benefits from North South cooperation ”. ...

IPH Open Conference 2014- don't forget proposal deadline 15 August!

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