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The government has published the Zero Tolerance strategy. Led by Minister for Justice Helen McEntee, it is an ambitious 5-year programme of reform to achieve a society which does not accept domestic, sexual and gender-based violence or the attitudes which underpin it. The €363 million strategy is built on 4 pillars – Protection, Prevention, Prosecution […]
Business Health News
Alexion, the Rare Disease group of AstraZeneca, have announced it is to invest €65 million in new and enhanced capabilities across its sites in Ireland. The programme will centre on three investments: the installation of new drug substance production equipment and warehousing facilities to support ambient and cold storage at both sites in College Park […]
Culture Health News
Catherine Martin, Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media and Stephen Donnelly, Minister for Health, have jointly affirmed their recognition of the health and wellbeing benefits of creativity and arts. The all-of-government Creative Ireland Programme, the Department of Health (Healthy Ireland), the Health Service Executive and the Arts Council
Health News
A study by RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences has identified barriers and motivators to blood donation for people from ethnic minority groups in Ireland. The findings of the survey will assist in addressing the recent blood shortages in Ireland and will also enhance the diversity of the blood supply. Current shortages have potentially […]
Health News Technology
The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), the Health Service Executive (HSE) and a number of hospitals and pharmaceutical providers have participated in a large-scale European cyber exercise. Cyber Europe 2022, organised by the European Cyber Security Agency (ENISA), saw participation from 29 countries and over 800 cyber security experts. The exercise tested participants’
Business Health News
Biomerics, the leading vertically integrated medical device contract manufacturer serving the interventional device market, has announced the expansion of a Balloons & Balloon Catheters Centre of Excellence in Galway and the creation of approximately 40 jobs over the next five years. This is Biomerics’ first facility in Europe and the second facility outside the
Business Health News
Merck, a leading science and technology company, is expanding its membrane and filtration manufacturing capabilities in Ireland, with the company will invest approximately €440 million to increase membrane manufacturing capacity in Carrigtwohill and to build a new manufacturing facility at Blarney Business Park, both in Cork, Ireland. The investment, which is the largest
Health News
We all know the importance of getting a good night’s sleep regularly. However, data shows that 1/3 of adults don’t get enough sleep. At least seven hours per night is recommended, as chronic lack of sleep is associated with an increased risk of developing unhealthy conditions like obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke. But […]
Business Health News
Texas Medical Center (TMC) have announced a strategic partnership with Enterprise Ireland. The TMC | Ireland BioBridge partnership will provide gateway opportunities for Irish companies, entrepreneurs, researchers, clinicians, and industry partners to collaborate with Texas Medical Center, the world’s largest medical city, to solve global health challenges. Focused on