NOTE: The webinar has already taken place. Click here to watch the recording and access the report.
Wednesday,17 June 2020
11am – 1.10pm (GMT)
The report , Children’s exposure to ultraviolet radiation – risk profile for future skin cancers in Ireland, presents data on risk factors in Ireland for developing skin cancer in adult life and is now available.
This webinar and policy dialogue will focus on a new report published by the Institute of Public Health and NUIG examining children’s sun protection behaviours. It will present data on children’s exposure to ultraviolet light (UV) and a risk profile for future skin cancer risk in Ireland.
The report is an action of the National Skin Cancer Prevention Plan 2019-2022.
The webinar will feature:
- Overview of the report
Dr Helen McAvoy, Director of Policy at the Institute of Public Health
- First national data on children’s sun protective behaviours and sunbed use
Prof Saoirse Nic Gabhainn, Professor of Health Promotion at NUI Galway and Project Lead at the World Health Organisation Collaborative Centre for Health Promotion Research
- National Skin Cancer Prevention Plan 2019-2022- how the evidence can support progress
Dr Caitriona McCarthy, Consultant in Public Health Medicine, National Cancer Control Programme
- Best buys for investing in skin cancer prevention: policy and practice lessons learned from Australia
Craig Sinclair, Head of Cancer Council Victoria Prevention Division and Director at the World Health Organisation Collaborative Centre for UV Radiation
- Questions and Answers session with panel
This webinar will be hosted via Zoom. You must preregister to attend and places are limited. Registration is now closed.