Events

12 Sep 2012 | News

Chronic health conditions are responsible for substantial premature mortality, reduced quality of life, and costs to the health and social care system across the island. In preparation for World Heart Day on the 29 September, the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) will launch new estimates and forecasts of the number of people who have had a stroke. Figures will be available for every Local Health Office in the Republic of Ireland and every Local Government District in Northern Ireland. We would be delighted if you could join us at the launch which will take place on Monday 24 September, Mulroy Room, Education Centre, St. Conal’s Hospital, Letterkenny.

10 Aug 2012 | News

Chronic health conditions are responsible for substantial premature mortality, reduced quality of life, and costs to the health and social care system across the island. The Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) is launching new estimates and forecasts of the number of people with a musculoskeletal condition. Figures will be available for every Local Health Office in the Republic of Ireland and every Local Government District in Northern Ireland. We would be delighted if you could join us at the launch in Limerick, Wednesday, 5 September 2012, 2pm – 4pm, Location ERB001 (Engineering Research Building), University of Limerick (UL).

19 Jun 2012 | News

Time and date of event: Tuesday, 26 June 2012, 2pm – 4pm Locations: 0G/074 Conference Room, Lanyon North, Queen’s University Belfast Chronic health conditions are responsible for substantial premature mortality, reduced quality of life, and costs to the health and social care system across the island. The Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) will launch updated estimates and forecasts of the number of people with coronary heart disease (CHD). Figures will be available for every Local Government District in Northern Ireland and every Local Health Office in the Republic of Ireland.

31 Jan 2012 | News

The impact of the recession and unemployment on men's health in Ireland Owen Metcalfe (Director, Institute of Public Health in Ireland) will focus on recent research exploring the adverse effects of the economic recession and the accompanying rise in unemployment for men’s mental health at a seminar in Belfast. The seminar, which is followed by lunch, will take place on: Tuesday 14 February 2012, from 12:00-13:00 at NICVA, 61 Duncairn Gardens, Belfast The seminar is free, but please book a place via email: info@ark.ac.uk or telephone 028 7167 5513

25 Jan 2012 | News

The Centre for Ageing Research and Development in Ireland (CARDI) and the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) - Institute of Aging are working in partnership to support up to five early career researchers to attend the Canadian Summer Program in Ageing. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone interested in ageing research to take part in a 5 day training programme in Canada – flights, accommodation and meals covered.

17 Jan 2012 | News

Our health is influenced everyday by a variety of policies, many from outside the health sector. The next IPH Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Comprehensive Training course will take place from 12-14 March 2012 in Dublin.

20 Dec 2011 | News

The WHO European Healthy Cities programme engages local governments in health development through a process of political commitment, institutional change, capacity-building, partnership-based planning and innovative projects. Across the island of Ireland there are five WHO recognised Healthy Cities; Belfast, Derry, Cork, Galway and Waterford and it is also recognised that a number of other cities work to promote a healthy cities agenda such as Limerick and Dublin. The WHO European Healthy Cities Network consists of cities around the WHO European Region that are committed to health and sustainable development. The concept of an all Ireland Network of Healthy Cities was explored on 16 November 2011.

8 Sep 2011 | News

The October HIA forum meeting will look at HIA as a tool to support action for local government on health inequalities and take place on 18 October 2011, Mount Errigal Hotel, Letterkenny, 9.45am - 1.15pm. This session will present a case study example to demonstrate how local government can work to tackle health inequalities.

8 Sep 2011 | News

The November HIA Forum meeting will focus on using Health Impact Assessment to support policy development and will take place on 8 November 2011, at Farset International (please note this is a venue change).

9 Nov 2010 | News

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