Other news

27 Jan 2016 | News

ROI Minister for Health launches first national maternity strategy (27 January 2016). The strategy is a roadmap for the improvement of maternity services over the next ten years. IPH developed the report on the consultation process for the strategy.

20 Jan 2016 | News

IPH welcomes launch of new Health Research Board Strategy #hrbplan2020

18 Jan 2016 | News

IPH welcomes the publication of ROI’s first National Physical Activity Plan ( 14 January 2016) which aims to get at least half a million more Irish people taking regular exercise within ten years. €5.5 million has been ring fenced to implement the plan.

18 Jan 2016 | News

IPH welcomes a comprehensive package of new measures to improve road safety has been passed by the Northern Ireland Assembly (14 January 2016).

15 Jan 2016 | News

The Department of Education and Skills (Ireland) is the latest partner to join The Health Well.

13 Jan 2016 | News

IPH in partnership with Belfast Food Network hosted a meeting (Monday 11 January 2016) which provided an opportunity for over 40 delegates to learn about the Belfast Food Network; Church Action on Poverty and The Fabian Commission on Food and Poverty and consider how best to move beyond food banks.

13 Jan 2016 | News

IPH welcomes the enactment of ROI legislation to ban smoking in cars where children are present which came into force on 1 January 2016.

14 Dec 2015 | News

The IPH Community Profiles Tool provides access to health-related data that have been compiled for every local authority area in the Republic of Ireland and every local government district in Northern Ireland.

9 Dec 2015 | News

The IPH welcomes publication of The Health Behaviours in School Children (HBSC) survey 2014.

9 Dec 2015 | News

IPH welcomes the publication of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill 2015. Many of the items in it resonate strongly with findings in the “Reducing alcohol-related harm by addressing availability” report which was published in July 2014 by The IPH in association with the North South Alcohol Policy Advisory Group.