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29 Oct · Healthy Ireland · No Comments

Minister Varadkar publishes Ireland’s first National Sexual Health Strategy and Action Plan

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has published Ireland’s first National Sexual Health Strategy and Action Plan to raise awareness of sexual health and stem the rising incidence of sexually transmitted infections. The National Sexual Health Strategy is Ireland’s first national framework for sexual health and wellbeing. The three key goals of the strategy are: To …

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7 Oct · Healthy Ireland · No Comments

Minister Varadkar launches first Healthy Ireland Survey

The Minister for Health, Mr Leo Varadkar, recently launched the first national survey of the nation’s health in eight years with the publication of the Healthy Ireland Survey. The survey was conducted by Ipsos MRBI on behalf of Healthy Ireland. It provides the most up-to-date picture of the health of the nation, including lifestyle factors …

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13 Sep · Healthy Ireland · No Comments

Healthy Ireland supports Great Dublin Bike Ride

Together with the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport and Dublin City Council, Healthy Ireland was delighted to have teamed up with the Irish Sports Council and Cycling Ireland for the inaugural Great Dublin Bike Ride. Over 3,000 cyclists participated in the hugely successful event on Sunday 13th September. The event was a flagship event …

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23 Jul · Healthy Ireland · No Comments

Healthy Ireland in the Health Services

The HSE has published ‘Healthy Ireland in the Health Services’ – an implementation plan for the Healthy Ireland Framework specifically focused on the HSE, its workforce, services and the people its cares for. The plan outlines three key sector-wide focuses which include reducing chronic disease ensuring staff health and wellbeing implementing system reform Welcoming the …

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27 May · Healthy Ireland · No Comments

Healthy Ireland launches new partnership with parkrun Ireland

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has officially announced that Healthy Ireland has provided €100,000 in funding to parkrun Ireland in a new partnership deal. Every week parkrun organises a free 5k run at more than 30 venues across Ireland in parkland surroundings where people of every age and ability are encouraged to take part. Speaking …

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