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15 Jun, 2022 - The Institute of Public Health (IPH) recently responded to a Department for Communities consultation on developing new Gambling Codes of Practice for Northern Ireland.The Gambling Codes of Practice…
10 Jun, 2022 - The Institute of Public Health (IPH) is hosting a webinar to launch a new digital learning module, ‘Introduction to Health Impact Assessment’, at 11am on Wednesday, 29 June 2022.The Institute is…
18 May, 2022 - To mark European Public Health Week, Dr Jenny Mack, IPH Public Health Development Officer, explores the link between climate change and health in this blog about ‘Health, wealth and our planet’.…
6 Apr, 2022 - The Institute of Public Health (IPH) is launching a new ‘How We Age’ photography competition to capture the lived experiences of older people in Ireland and Northern Ireland today.Supported by the…
10 Feb, 2022 - An editorial published in the British Medical Journal today has highlighted the need for governments to recognise the personal, social, and economic costs of loneliness and the need to adopt a…
1 Feb, 2022 - The Institute of Public Health (IPH) welcomes the introduction of new laws in Northern Ireland this week that will help to reduce children’s exposure to second-hand smoke and prevent children…
1 Feb, 2022 - The Institute of Public Health (IPH) welcomes the introduction of new laws in Northern Ireland this week that will help to reduce…
1 Nov, 2021 - The Institute of Public Health has launched a suite of new guidance documents that can help community organisations, local authorities, and other policy- and decision-makers to build healthier…
27 Oct, 2021 - New research by the Institute of Public Health has found that healthcare professionals want more tailored training and support to help promote and improve physical activity levels in older adults.…
28 Sep, 2021 - Arts and creativity has an important role to play in health and wellbeing in later life and can help improve physical, psychological, and social health and wellbeing in older adults, a new report…
29 Apr, 2021 - The Institute of Public Health (IPH) is among the founding members of a new network for alcohol policy researchers in Ireland and the UK which officially launched today, led by the University of…
26 Apr, 2021 - The Institute of Public Health’s recently held a webinar on healthy brains for healthy populations on Thursday, April 15th.Dr Claire McEvoy from Queen’s University Belfast explored the issue and…
17 Feb, 2021 - National No Smoking Day, February 17thWHILE significant progress has been made to protect the population from the harms caused by smoking, tobacco remains the leading cause of preventable death in…
12 Feb, 2021 - Register now for the Institute of Public Health’s webinar focused on the impact of Covid-19 on loneliness in Ireland and Northern Ireland. The webinar will take place on Thursday, February 25th…
15 Jan, 2021 - The Institute of Public Health, in partnership with Ulster University and Trinity College, have published an article in The Lancet Healthy Longevity focused on the COVID-19 pandemic and reframing…