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IPH launches ‘How We Age’ Image Gallery to mark International Day of Older Persons

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 culmination of an all-island photography competition, hosted by IPH earlier this year, in a bid to reframe how older people are portrayed.…

Webinar Playback: Launch of Unequal Chances report on Inequalities in Mortality Rates in Ireland

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 of Public Health. The report, ‘Unequal Chances? Inequalities in Mortality in Ireland’, provides a timely update on IPH’s previous work in this area when it published a…

Mortality rates in Ireland improved since 2000 but inequalities remain, new Unequal Chances report finds

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 commissioned the ESRI to examine inequalities in mortality in Ireland between 2000-2019, with a focus on socio-economic status (SES) and, for the first time, assessing…

Upcoming Webinar: ‘Getting Active For Better Ageing’ on 20 October

The Institute of Public Health (IPH) is hosting 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 support older people to be more physically active. The webinar will include presentations from Professor Ryan Rhodes, University of Victoria,…

Applications Invited: Chairperson & Deputy Chairperson of the Board of the Institute of Public Health

The Institute of Public Health (IPH) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill two positions on the Board of the Institute of Public Health CLG: Chairperson Deputy Chairperson Summary of Roles The appointed Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson will serve as Non-Executive Directors on the Board of the Institute of Public Health CLG. Each appointment…

New report makes case for raising the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21 years

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 report, was developed from national and international evidence analysed by the Institute of Public Health. IPH Director of…

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