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Community and voluntary sector contributors: Energy Action, Age Action, SVP, Irish Rural Link, Togher Social Club and Togher Retired Men's Club, Co. Wicklow Network for Older People, Older Women's Network, Age and Opportunity, ALONE, the Rural Transport Network (in particular Donegal and Cavan)....
These resources can help local authorities, health and social care commissioners and decision makers make plans to improve health and wellbeing through the places people live.
This report, The health of Irish students, contains two parts: The College Lifestyle and Attitudinal National (CLAN) Survey and a qualitative evaluation of the College Alcohol Policy Initiative.
The aims of the CLAN survey were to establish a national student profile of lifestyle habits. The survey was undertaken by the Department of Health and Children among undergraduate full-time students during the academic year 2002/2003 in 21 third level colleges in Ireland. The results of the study...
Publisher: CARDI
A working paper published by the Families and Societies project shows that older women in non-traditional family arrangements are most disadvantaged with regard to home-ownership. This often appears to result from a lower socio-economic status. Home Bitter Home? Gender, Living Arrangements, and the...
 The latest results from the study paint a picture of how these families are faring across a range of areas in their lives including their health, family life and financial and economic circumstances. In general the findings show that three-year-olds in Ireland are in good health with a few...
The Institute of Public Health in Ireland welcomes the opportunity to comment on the Northern Ireland Housing Executive (NIHE), Review of Housing and Health – Towards a Shared Agenda policy.   The Institute aims to improve health in Ireland, North and South by working to combat...
The Amendment to Policy HS 3 of PPS 12 furthers the Minister’s commitment to meeting the distinctive accommodation needs of travellers. The existing policy HS 3 contained in PPS 12 provides for grouped housing, serviced sites, and transit sites for travellers within, adjoining or in close...
Fuel Poverty remains a huge concern across the island with growing numbers of people at risk of being unable to heat their homes. Recession is placing more people at risk of being unable to heat their homes. IPH welcomed DSD commitment to review the 2004 Strategy and the emphasis placed on public...
IPH recognise that housing and regeneration initiatives are key determinants of health and have responded to the Department for Social Development (DSD), Draft Regeneration and Housing Bill.

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