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IPH rolls out new Public Health Matters digital learning platform and app

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 appeal to public health professionals and policy makers, as well as members of the public interested in population health issues. On Wednesday, 29 June…

Vacancy: Public Health Improvement Coordinator – ‘Walk with Me’ Research Project

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IPH to provide support to Department on new regulations for providers of home support services in Ireland

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 Health later this year. Today, Thursday, 16 June, the Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People, Mary Butler, launched a public consultation…

Men’s Health Week: Stacking the odds against gambling harms – the case for stronger regulation

To mark Men’s Health Week (13 June-19 June), the Institute of Public Health (IPH) looks at what current data and evidence can tell us about the higher odds of gambling rates, risks, and harms among men and boys. Available data on gambling prevalence rates in Ireland and Northern Ireland, as well as in other jurisdictions,…

IPH response to the Department for Communities consultation on Gambling Codes of Practice

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 are being developed for gambling operators, ie those who hold a licence, permit or certificate under the Betting, Gaming, Lotteries and Amusements (Northern Ireland) Order 1985.…

Upcoming Webinar: IPH launch new digital learning module on Health Impact Assessment

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 delighted to announce the launch of its first digital learning module, which will be made available online and on mobile devices through a…

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