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31 Mar, 2023 - Developing a multidisciplinary public health workforce in Ireland, with career pathways for public health professionals from medical and non-medical backgrounds, is an important consideration for…
2 Mar, 2023 - The 6th Annual Spotlight on Breastfeeding Research Conference takes place online from 9.00am – 12.00pm on Friday, 10th March 2023.This free event will offer the most up-to-date breastfeeding research…
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…
26 Jan, 2023 - A holistic or ‘whole systems approach’ to obesity prevention could offer a more effective means of tackling high, unequal and increasing levels of obesity in Northern Ireland.That’s according to a…
26 Jan, 2023 - A report developed for the Department of Health by the Institute of Public Health, Ulster University, Queen's University Belfast, and…
20 Jan, 2023 - The Department of Health has today published a consultation report, produced by the Institute of Public Health, that will inform the further development of legislation governing providers of home…
6 Jan, 2023 - Climate change is the single greatest challenge of the 21st century, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). It is not…
6 Jan, 2023 - Human health needs to be at the heart of our response to the unfolding climate crisis if we are to succeed in limiting the significant…
3 Jan, 2023 - The Institute of Public Health made a submission to the Department of Justice on a Review of Alcohol Licensing in Ireland in January 2022.The submission was made in response to a public consultation…
28 Nov, 2022 - This week a major all-island conference will highlight the impacts of climate change on population health in Ireland and Northern Ireland and the need to put health at the heart of our response. On…
20 Oct, 2022 - The Institute of Public Health (IPH) has launched a free online course to help healthcare professionals to support older people to have more physically active lives.The new ‘Getting Active for…
29 Sep, 2022 - The Institute of Public Health (IPH) has launched new gallery of images capturing the lived experiences of older people in Ireland and Northern Ireland.The How We Age gallery of images is 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…
13 Sep, 2022 - The Institute of Public Health (IPH) hosted a ‘Getting Active For Better Ageing’ webinar between 10am – 12 noon on 20 October, focusing on public health and behaviour change and how to encourage and…
12 Sep, 2022 - The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland’s Policy Group on Tobacco has published a new report which makes the case for raising the minimum age of sale of tobacco from 18 to 21 years.The Tobacco 21…
5 Aug, 2022 - An intergenerational vignette, a moment of holiday fun, and a poignant Covid-19 snapshot – these are the prize-winning images that captured the judges attention in the Institute of Public Health’s ‘…
15 Jul, 2022 - ‘Climate change is the greatest global health threat facing the world in the 21st century, but it is also the greatest opportunity to redefine the social and environmental determinants of health’The…
29 Jun, 2022 - Interested in public health and how it can shape healthier communities? The Institute of Public Health (IPH) has launched a new Public Health Matters digital learning platform and app that will…
16 Jun, 2022 - The Institute of Public Health (IPH) will contribute to the development of new regulations governing providers of home support services in Ireland when it produces a report for the Department of…