Institute of Public Health in Ireland

Biography

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.

Mission

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

Equitable
Empowering
Effective
Evidence-based
Fair
Inclusive
IPH works on a wide range of public health issues including:

Obesity
Physical activity and healthy behaviours
Chronic conditions
Alcohol harm reduction
Smoke-free spaces and tobacco control
Early years and childhood health
Ageing and older people
Injury prevention
Identifying and tackling health inequalities

Where to find Institute of Public Health in Ireland online


Books

Should I Lie? Approaches To Dementia Care - Lay Summary
Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
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.
Should I Lie? Approaches to Dementia Care - Research Brief
Price: Free! Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
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).
Therapeutic lying and approaches to dementia care in Ireland: North & South
Price: Free! Words: 48,110. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
Therapeutic lying and approaches to dementia care in Ireland: North & South
Smoke-free spaces on the island of Ireland - Snapshot Report
Price: Free! Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / respiratory, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Smoke-free spaces on the island of Ireland - Snapshot Report
Breastfeeding on the island of Ireland
Price: Free! Words: 10,780. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Children’s health, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
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 breastfeeding.

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