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Sport Ireland, in partnership with Healthy Ireland, launched ‘It’s My Time’, a new campaign that aims to encourage women over 40 to increase activity levels through exercise and sport. Repeated studies, including Sport Ireland’s Irish Sport Monitor, have shown that women over 40, particularly those from disadvantaged communities, are amongst the least likely to
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The Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly and the Minister for Public Health, Frank Feighan, received government approval to introduce additional regulation on the sale and advertising of nicotine inhaling products such as e-cigarettes. Under the new proposals, the sale of e-cigarettes (and related nicotine inhaling products) will be prohibited from self-service vending
Business Health News
UPS is announcing the launch of a first-of-its-kind healthcare facility in Dublin. Opening in late 2023, the new facility will boast nearly 6,000 m² of healthcare-dedicated space to connect Ireland’s growing pharmaceutical and medical technology industries to UPS’s smart global logistics network that serves customers in over 220 countries and territories. UPS Healthcare’s
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The Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has launched a government awareness campaign for menopause. The campaign is a direct response to the demand from Irish women for greater knowledge and understanding of menopause as well as better access to accurate information and supports so that they can proactively manage their experience. It will increase awareness […]
Education Health News
Experiential learning approaches to interprofessional education will be the focus of the inagural SIMposium to be hosted by the RCSI Sim Centre for Simulation Education and Research. SIMposium takes place on Friday, 4 November 2022. It will bring together professional trainers from higher education institutions in a variety of sectors, including health professions, law,
Competition Health News
Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has announced an additional €760,000 in funding for screening services through the Women’s Health Fund. The latest allocation from the Women’s Health Fund will see investment in research, innovation, and supports for women in at-risk populations, including: Addressing low uptake in BowelScreen for women in at-risk populations Piloting a
Health News Sport
Sport Ireland have launched the ‘Workout What Works for You’ campaign, which is supporting men over 45 to be more active and increase their daily physical activity. Repeated studies, including Sport Ireland’s most recent Irish Sports Monitor, have consistently shown that males aged over 45, particularly those from disadvantaged communities, are amongst those least likely