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9 Apr, 2024 - The Institute of Public Health (IPH) has launched a new case study providing practical guidance on how to undertake a Health Impact Assessment (HIA).‘Mellow Village: A Health Impact Assessment Case…
3 Apr, 2024 - In this blog, IPH Public Health Development Officer, Dr Ciara Reynolds, shares her insights on what we know about gambling patterns and harms among children on the island of Ireland. This blog…
27 Mar, 2024 -   The Institute of Public Health (IPH) is hosting a Healthier Ageing through Arts and Creativity webinar to launch a number of new resources on using evidence to show the benefits of Arts and…
27 Mar, 2024 - The Institute of Public Health (IPH) is hosting a webinar at 11am on Tuesday 9th April 2024 to launch ‘Mellow Village: A Health Impact Assessment Case Study’.The case study provides a practical…
13 Mar, 2024 - This Easy Read publication summarises the findings from a recent report published by IPH that examined the relationship between mental health and smoking in Northern Ireland. The report found that…
13 Mar, 2024 - This poster presents the findings of research undertaken by IPH which examined the relationship between mental health and smoking in Northern Ireland. The report found that around one in three…
5 Mar, 2024 - A summary of our work and activities in the area of Health Impact Assessment during 2023. 
21 Feb, 2024 -  In this blog, IPH Public Health Development Officer, Dr Joanna Purdy, shares insights from a recent seminar on alcohol-related liver disease (ARLD) on the island of Ireland.     In late 2023, the…
8 Feb, 2024 - There have been many significant achievements in public health over the past 25 years, but considerable challenges lie ahead, in particular the impact of climate change on our health and on the…
30 Jan, 2024 -   In this blog, Louise O’Connor, a senior research assistant at the Institute of Public Health, discusses what measures could be introduced to decrease the appeal of nicotine inhaling products to…
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…
19 Jan, 2024 - Earlier this month the Institute responded to a public consultation by the Department of Health in Ireland to inform the future regulation of tobacco and nicotine inhaling products, such as e-…
15 Jan, 2024 -  The UK is in line to be the first country in Europe to fortify flour in a bid to reduce the occurrence of certain birth defects. In this blog, Dr Jenny Mack, Consultant in Public Health Medicine,…
15 Jan, 2024 - In August 2023 the Institute responded to the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) consultation on Northern Ireland’s ‘Bread and Flour’ regulations. The consultation…
19 Dec, 2023 - The Institute of Public Health (IPH) has published an annual report for 2022, providing an overview of work completed or commenced during the year.The following graphic summarises some of our work…
19 Dec, 2023 - 2023 marked a significant milestone for the Institute of Public Health (IPH), which hosted a special event in October to mark it's 25th anniversary. Set up prior to the signing of the Good Friday /…
18 Dec, 2023 - IPH recently responded to a UK consultation on creating a smokefree generation and tackling youth vaping.In October the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) in England published a command…
18 Dec, 2023 - The Institute recently responded to a public consultation on Northern Ireland’s 2030 & 2040 Emissions Reduction Targets, Carbon Budgets, and the Climate Change Committee Advice Report: 'The path…
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…
24 Nov, 2023 - A new study, published by the Institute of Public Health, examined the attitudes, motivations, and behaviours of 2,100 adults in Northern Ireland to better understand what influences an individual’s…