Public Health

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…
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 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 /…
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…
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…
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 ‘…
5 Oct, 2023 - The Institute of Public Health (IPH) hosted a special event on Wednesday, 4th October to mark it's 25th anniversary. Set up prior to the signing of the Good Friday / Belfast Agreement in 1998, IPH…
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…
3 Aug, 2023 - In this blog, Dr Jenny Mack examines Ireland’s new Clean Air Strategy, which could see the development of a Clean Air Act next year, and explores if the new strategy goes far enough to protect public…
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…
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…
5 Aug, 2022 - Guidance on use of images in 'How We Age' Gallery Please direct all queries about the ‘How We Age’ gallery and the use of images to communications@publichealth.ie. 
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…
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…
21 May, 2021 - It's been a year like no other for public engagement with public health science. The COVID-19 pandemic has meant that every citizen has had to engage in some way or other with public health advice,…
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…
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…
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…