Ireland has appointee to WHO Academy Quality Committee Board

The EIWH are proud to announce that Peg Maguire our long serving Director General has been appointed to serve as a member of the WHO Academy Quality Committee The WHO Academy Quality Committee is proud to announce the appointment of Peggy Maguire, Director-General of the European Institute of Women’s Health, to its Board.   Peggy, a…

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European Immunisation Week 2021

PRESS•RELEASE Issued by the: European Institute of Women’s Health European Immunisation Week European Immunisation Week April 26th 2021 The European Institute of Women’s Health (EIWH) Celebrates 26 years of European Immunisation Week.  The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated the importance of immunisation: Safe and Effective Vaccines saves lives and bring us closer together. “For over 200…

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World Meningitis Day Toolkit – 2020

Download and use materials from the Meningitis Toolkit to assist with your advocacy efforts and raising awareness of meningitis and World Meningitis Day! Download the full toolkit in PDF format here. The toolkit includes the following resources: World Meningitis Day 2020 Logo Key Messages Testimonial Tiles Infographics (9 other languages available below) Factsheet Editable Factsheet…

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Iron Deficiency Day: 26th Nov. 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Iron Deficiency Day,26th Nov. 2019 The European Institute of Women’s Health announces the initiation of research into issues around access to good quality maternal healthcare in EU a Maternal Health Report contributing to the evidence base will be completed on the basis of the research and provide recommendations for clinicians, healthcare workers, women…

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Restrictions on advertising of alcohol – Ireland

Press Release Tuesday 12 November 2019 Minister Harris and Minister Byrne welcome first restrictions on advertising of alcohol that become law today The Minister for Health, Simon Harris T.D. and Minister of State, Catherine Byrne T.D. today welcomed the coming into operation of three sections of the Public Health (Alcohol) Act 2018. Minister Harris and Byrne also announced…

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Guide on biosimilars for healthcare professionals

EMA published the information guide on biosimilars for healthcare professionals in 15 additional EU languages. It now includes Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Greek, Estonian, Finnish, Croatian, Hungarian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian and Swedish. These educational materials on biosimilar, and link to the Q&A for patients, can be found on EMA’s webpage on biosimilar medicines…

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“Economy of Wellbeing” – Event at EU Parliament

PRESS RELEASE 06 November 2019 – For Immediate Release The European Institute of Women’s Health (EIWH) hosts:  ‘Economy of Wellbeing: Healthy Women – Healthy Europe’ A call for Action for Women’s Health at European Parliament. 06 November 2019: Today, the European Institute of Women’s Health (EIWH) and Sirpa Pietikäinen, Member of the European Parliament (MEP)…

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Press Release – EU Directive on the Work-Life Balance

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release EU Directive on the Work-Life Balance for Parents and Carers The European Institute of Women’s Health (EIWH) celebrates the adoption of the Proposal for the EU Directive on the Work-Life Balance for Parents and Carers and calls on Member States to enact, enforce and monitor the provisions in this critical…

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Press release – In celebration of World Health Day 2019

Press Release For Immediate Release On World Health Day on the 7th of April In celebration of World Health Day 2019, the EU-funded MyHealth Project supports this year’s theme “universal health coverage” by mapping migrant healthcare rights. 7th of April 2019— Since 1950, the World Health Organization (WHO) celebrates Word Health Day each year to…

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