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The Minister of State for Public Health, Wellbeing and the National Drugs Strategy, Frank Feighan TD, has welcomed confirmation that community drug projects in Tallaght – Jobstown Assisting Drug Dependency (Jadd) and Community Action Response Programme (Carp) – are continuing to provide drug services, including crack cocaine services. HSE addiction services fund both
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The Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly TD, the Chief Medical Officer, Dr Tony Holohan and Chair of the National Immunisation Advisory Council, Professor Karina Butler are jointly encouraging parents and guardians to get their children vaccinated for Covid-19. Ireland’s paediatric vaccination programme is underway for children aged 5 to 11 who: have a health condition
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Government initiative, Health Innovation Hub Ireland (HIHI), is today making a national call – both focussed and open – to companies, start-ups and SMEs who have innovative products or services that are at pre-commercial, demonstration or late development phase and have the potential to significantly impact healthcare. The annual HIHI call brings finalists together for a
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The first dedicated Irish survey on alcohol’s harm to others by the HSE has found one in six carers (16%) reported that children, for whom they had parental responsibility, experienced harm because of someone else’s drinking. “The Untold Story: Harms Experienced in the Irish Population due to Others’ Drinking” brings to light how other people’s drinking can affect a wide
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The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) is recalling all Falcon Labs sports supplements due to the presence of illegal steroids and stimulants that pose a serious health risk to consumers. Furthermore, the location of the production site cannot be determined and traceability of the products is unknown. The FSAI describes these products as “unfit for human […]