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Public consultation on the implementation of European Reference Networks (ERN)

European Commission Improvements in access to diagnosis and delivery of high-quality, accessible and cost-effective healthcare The Directive on the application of patients' rights in cross-border healthcare requires the European Commission to support ...

The Norwegian Public Health Act

Ministry of Health and Care Services (MHCS), Norway Act to promote public health and reduce social inequalities in health The purpose of this Act is to contribute to societal development that promotes public health and reduces social inequalities in healt ...

The European Mental Health Action Plan

World Health Organization (WHO) Mental wellbeing Seven objectives, four core and three cross cutting, have been developed, which together cover the full scope of this Action Plan. For each of the objectives, actions are proposed for Member States and WHO ...

IPH response to European Review of the Social Determinants of Health and the Health Divide

10.14655/20110015 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Health equity IPH welcomes this European Review conducted by the Marmot Review Team which aims to inform action on social determinants of health and health equity within the forthcoming health ...

IPH responds to EC Director-General for Health and Consumer Affairs consultation on EU action to reduce health inequalities

10.14655/20090030 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Consumer affairs The aim of the consultation was to collect views on how the European Union can contribute to reducing health inequalities both within and between member states. The Institute o ...

IPH response to EU Commission consultation on EU role in global health

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IPH response to RICHE questionnaire on child health research in Europe

10.14655/20120029 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Child health Request to participate in an expert group review of child health research gaps and priorities in Ireland and Northern Ireland IPH responded to a questionnaire from the FP7 funded p ...

Milk and Fruit distribution in schools

EuroHealthNet Healthy eating, Schools, Fruit, Child health, Diet, Nutrition The Commission is seeking input from the public on different policy options as part of its reflections on the future of both schemes. In the school year 2010/2011, both schemes to ...

National Action to Address Child Intentional Injury

European Child Safety Alliance Intentional injury, Children, Child safety The report on National Action to Address Child Intentional Injury is launched by the European Child Safety Alliance with the support of Vice President of the European Parliament Isa ...

National Strategy to Reduce Social Inequalities in Health, Norwegian Ministry of Health and Care Services (2006-07)

Norwegian Ministry of Health and Care Services HEALTH BEHAVIOUR, HEALTH INEQUALITY, HEALTH POLICY, SOCIAL INEQUALITY The Norwegian population enjoys good health. However, averages conceal major, systematic inequalities. Health is unevenly distributed amon ...

Health Impact Assessment of the European Employment Across the EU

10.14655/20040004 Doyle, C. and Metcalfe, O., Institute of Public Health in Ireland Health Impact Assessment This Executive Summary of the Health Impact Assessment (HIA) of the European Employment Strategy (EES) across the EU summarises the work undertake ...

European prison rules.

. Council of Europe Drugs, Alcohol, Prison-based health service Council of Europe. (2006) European prison rules. Strasbourg: Council of Europe. 133 p. Policy Policies, Strategies & Action plans http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/27695 Public 1 January 2006 ...