The Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) is committed to improving the health of communities across the island of Ireland through public health approaches.
Established in 1998 with offices in Belfast and Dublin it works with partners at national and international level to provide evidence-based public health intelligence to help shape effective public health policies and interventions to improve the lives of the people of Ireland, North and South.
Improving the health and well-being of people in Ireland, North and South through public health approaches and addressing health inequalities to ensure better health outcomes.
IPH believes public health should be
IPH works on a wide range of public health issues including:
Physical activity and healthy behaviours
Alcohol harm reduction
Smoke-free spaces and tobacco control
Early years and childhood health
Ageing and older people
Identifying and tackling health inequalities
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This document presents the findings from a research project conducted on
approaches to dementia care. It specifically addresses the issue of whether or
not it is acceptable to lie to someone with dementia when providing care.
This is a research brief based on findings from research led by Professor Dympna Casey, National University of Ireland, Galway. The research was commissioned by the Centre for Ageing Research and Development in Ireland (CARDI) which is now the Ageing Research and Development Division of the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH).
This report presents a summary of strategies and current data on breastfeeding across the
island of Ireland. The report also presents an overview of evidence on the contribution of
breastfeeding to population health and on effective measures to support and enable