The News Room

Use the keyword and date options below to filter the news articles displayed.

The news articles accessible on the Health Well website have been compiled from various sources that are not controlled by the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH). IPH is therefore not responsible for the content of external websites and the inclusion of a link to an external website from the Health Well should not be understood to be an endorsement of that website.

Format: 2014-09-17
Format: 2014-09-17

OECD proposes major changes to corporate tax rules

16 Sep 2014
Major changes to Irish and international corporate tax rules have been proposed by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

The New Old Age: On New Measurements of Aging

16 Sep 2014
Warren Sanderson, a professor of social and behavioral sciences at Stony Brook University, is working on ways to define aging other than the passing of years. “Everything is changing about 65-year-...

Staff cuts may not result in savings - Varadkar

16 Sep 2014
Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has said that reducing the number of staff in the Health Service Executive would not necessarily produce cash savings.

Child Mortality Falling, U.N. Says, but Not Fast Enough

16 Sep 2014
The global mortality rate for children younger than 5 has dropped by nearly half since 1990, but remains high in Africa, the United Nations said.

City Council joins Breastfeeding Welcome Here scheme

16 Sep 2014
...

AUDIO: 'New solution' on polio being tested

16 Sep 2014
An innovative vaccine delivery method called the Nanopatch is being evaluated by the World Health Organisation in the hope it can be used to help eradicate polio.

New patient safety campaign launched

16 Sep 2014
A new national campaign seeking ‘safety, standards and staffing' for the Irish public health service has been launched. Patients First is made up of a number of organisations involved with the health...

Students, do you know the signs of meningitis?

16 Sep 2014
...

VIDEO: Further cut to sugar intake needed

16 Sep 2014
Targets to reduce sugar consumption should be much more ambitious, health experts say.

Self Harm Symposium- QUB, Riddell Hall, Stranmillis, Belfast

16 Sep 2014
...

IPH Logo