Health Inequalities

25 Jan, 2024 - Chief Executive of the Institute of Public Health Suzanne Costello has been elected to serve as President of EuroHealthNet, the European Partnership for health, equity and wellbeing.  Suzanne…
28 Nov, 2023 - More than 1,000 health professionals, researchers and policymakers, from across Ireland and Northern Ireland and beyond, will gather this week for an all-island public health conference on health…
15 Nov, 2023 -  Registration is now open for the Joint North South Public Health Conference, which will take place online on Wednesday, 29 November from 10am-4pm.  This year’s all-island conference is entitled ‘…
6 Sep, 2023 - The call for abstracts for the Joint North South Public Health Conference this November has been extended to 15th September. The all-island conference takes place online on 29 November and will focus…
20 Jul, 2023 - Register for the conference here. The call for abstracts for the Joint North South Public Health Conference this November has now opened.The all-island conference takes place online on 29 November…
7 Feb, 2023 - 2023 is a significant milestone for the Institute of Public Health, which this year marks 25 years of working towards healthier populations in Ireland and Northern Ireland.Established prior to the…
27 Sep, 2022 - The Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI)  recently hosted a webinar to launch a new report on inequalities in mortality rates in Ireland. The report was commissioned by the Institute…
15 Sep, 2022 - The Institute of Public Health (IPH) today welcomes the publication by the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) of a new report on inequalities in mortality rates in Ireland.IPH…
8 Aug, 2022 - The Institute of Public Health has launched a new Public Health Matters podcast highlighting key public health issues across Ireland and Northern Ireland.In the first series of the Public…
21 May, 2021 - In this blog, Dr Helen McAvoy, Director of Policy at the Institute of Public Health, explores what we know about excess deaths from respiratory disease in socially disadvantaged communities, and…
19 May, 2021 - Today’s theme for the European Public Health Week is “Your Local Community”.  Joanne Vance, Director of Community Development Health Network (CDHN) talks about the Elevate programme which…
10 Jun, 2020 - Protein-energy malnutrition, or undernutrition, arising from a deficiency of energy and protein intake, can occur in developed…
14 May, 2020 - It is European Public Health Week and today’s focus is on equal health for all. Aideen Sheehan from the Institute of Public Health offers some insights on ageing, equity and health in Ireland and…
27 Jan, 2017 - The Department of Justice and Equality (RoI) launched a public consultation on the new National Women’s Strategy on 23 November 2016…
1 Nov, 2016 - IPH welcomes the commitment to address inequalities in suicide rate in Northern Ireland. Those living in the most deprived communities…
20 Feb, 2016 - The Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) believes that contact with the criminal justice system could be turned into an opportunity for improving health and wellbeing. This is an opportunity…
18 Feb, 2016 - Public health services in Ireland, North and South, are committed to addressing inequalities in health on the island of Ireland. This…
9 Dec, 2015 - A new IPH report estimates that over half of 7 year-olds (53.2%) in Northern Ireland have one or more longstanding health conditions.…