Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing challenge

Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing challenge Stakeholder consultation on H2020 Work Programme 2018-2020 In preparation of the next H2020 Work Programme Societal Challenge 1 (SC1 – Health, Demographic  Change and Wellbeing), the European commission (DG CONNECT) is consulting with the SC1 Programme  Committee, the SC1 National Contact Points and stakeholders. The National Contact Points together…

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Collaboration in Ireland for Clinical Effectiveness Reviews

Collaboration in Ireland for Clinical Effectiveness Reviews (HRB-CICER) 2016 Clinical effectiveness is a key component of patient safety and quality. The integration of best evidence in service provision, through clinical effectiveness processes, promotes healthcare that is up to date, effective and consistent. The National Clinical Effectiveness Committee (NCEC) is a Ministerial committee established in 2010…

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Ireland: €5.7 m for health research leaders

HRB invests €5.7 million in research leaders in health The Health Research Board. Ireland  has appointed four new Research Leaders in the areas of suicide prevention, safe prescribing, dementia care and team leadership in the health services. The awards should build capacity in areas of strategic importance for health delivery in Ireland. and  ensure senior…

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Project funding: health of refugees and other migrants

Call for proposals for projects concerning the health of refugees and other migrants The European Commission launched a call for proposals for projects to “support Member States under particular migratory pressure in response to health related challenges”. Interested parties are invited to submit their proposals by 12 November 2015. In view of the unprecedented influx…

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Epilepsy Ireland call for funding proposals

MRCG/HRB Joint Funding Scheme 2016 Epilepsy Ireland recently launched a call for proposals. See Epilepsy Ireland website Epilepsy Ireland encourages proposals for all research including basic, clinical, psychosocial and health services research. Proposals covering  one or more of the following research areas are welcome in this funding round: Development of improved diagnosis, treatments or support…

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ie: HRB Internship Programme 2015

HRB Internship Programme 2015 The HRB is building capacity in health research and encouraging and supporting our early stage researchers in the development of their careers. The HRB runs an Internship Programme, offering researchers at the early stage of their careers opportunities for first-hand experience of working in a state agency  with experienced professionals and…

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ie: Clinical Innovation Award 2015

Clinical Innovation Award 2015. Ireland Enterprise Ireland and Cleveland Clinic Clinician with new healthcare product, service or idea can enter the Cleveland Clinic and Enterprise Ireland Clinical Innovation Award. The award aims to support clinicians in Ireland to translate innovative ideas into benefits for the health care system and medical technologies sectors.  It will give a…

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Research Training Fellowships for Healthcare Professionals 2016

Research Training Fellowships – Healthcare Professionals Summary: All grant applications are made through the HRB Grants E-Management System (GEMS). See Call Guidance Notes below for details. Host Institutions approve and submit each application on behalf of applicants. Please make this a time consideration when preparing your grant application. Details The Health Research Board (HRB) Strategic…

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Action to decrease the burden of asthma in women

Press release: International Women’s Day Decrease the burden of asthma in women In the European Union women live on average five years longer than men (1) but report having lower satisfaction with their health status. The quality of life and well being women experience as they age is not always satisfactory. Chronic diseases are responsible…

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