Events

18 Jun 2014 | News

An afternoon seminar to consult with Irish stakeholders interested in chronic disease prevention will take place at 2pm on Wednesday 18th June in European Union House on Dawson Street. The event will inform future work on the EU CHRODIS Joint Action project and is jointly organised by the Irish project partners – the Institute of Public Health, Health Service Executive and European Institute of Women’s Health. To attend, please rsvp to Aisling aisling.oconnor@publichealth.ie by 5pm Tuesday 17th June.

15 May 2014 | News

Over half of our over 50's are living with two or more chronic conditions like diabetes and stroke and the number of people with these multiple conditions is likely to increase dramatically by the end of this decade. The island of Ireland is not alone in experiencing this. Cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, chronic respiratory diseases and mental disorders account for 86% of deaths in Europe. They affect 8 out of 10 of people aged over 65 in Europe, and 70% to 80% of healthcare budgets are spent on chronic diseases. Chronic disease undermine the quality of life of millions of Europeans.

12 May 2014 | News

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 disease epidemic on the island – ‘the tobacco endgame’ as it has become known in tobacco control circles? These workshops will build your capacity to play a leadership role in Ireland and Northern Ireland.

29 Jan 2014 | News

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 better? - was held on the 13th of January 2014 aiming to: Explore the current position of unintentional injuries and injury prevention in an Irish and international context Discuss current research, policy and practice initiatives Provide networking opportunities for policy makers, researchers and practitioners

18 Dec 2013 | News

16 Jul 2013 | News

Online applications are now open for the next course which will take place September 23-25 2013 in Belfast http://www.publichealth.ie/hia/book. This 3-day training course gives participants' knowledge and skills so they can plan for and conduct HIA across a range of settings.

9 May 2013 | News

A key challenge for those working to increase the levels of physical activity in the community is to understand how to increase the walkability of our built environments. On 10 June 2013, the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH), the Centre of Excellence for Public Health (Northern Ireland), (QUB) and the HRB Centre for Health and Diet Research (UCC) are hosting a workshop to look at the lessons learnt from recent walkability studies conducted across Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

28 Mar 2013 | News

Lessons from health economics and life stories perspectives A joint workshop hosted by IPH, HRB CHDR and CoEfPH (NI) Wednesday 24 April 2013, 1:30pm – 4:00pm Royal Irish Academy, 19 Dawson Street, Dublin 2 Of interest to policy makers, researchers, academics, practitioners and other people from the voluntary & community sectors.

26 Mar 2013 | News

A key challenge for those working to improve the diet of those living across the island of Ireland is to understand what underpins the food choices they make. IPH, HRB Centre for Health and Diet Research (UCC/UCD) and the Centre of Excellence for Public Health (NI) are hosting a joint workshop looking at these challenges and to explore individual food choices from two quite different perspectives.

14 Feb 2013 | News

The Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) in association with the Centre for Ageing Research and Development in Ireland (CARDI) will launch a report which focuses on what we can learn from the data on the island of Ireland about health expectancies. Attendance is free and the launch will also be available as a live webcast.

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