International Women’s Day 2017

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Celebrating it’s 21st Anniversary and International Women’s Day 2017, the European Institute of Women’s Health calls on both key stakeholders and citizens of Europe to #BeBoldForChange to forge a more inclusive, gender equal world 7th of March 2017—International Women’s Day has been held on the 8th of March each year…

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Antibiotics Awareness Day: 2016

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release The European Institute of Women’s Health calls on citizens throughout Europe to handle antibiotics with care on European Antibiotics Awareness Day 2016 18 November 2016—Many common infections are becoming difficult or even impossible to treat as bacteria change and become resistant to the infections that they are meant to combat….

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14th Annual All-Ireland Gay Health Forum

Press Release The 14th Annual All-Ireland Gay Health Forum in Dublin Castle today, Friday, 10th June by Marcella Corcoran Kennedy TD, Minister for State at the Department of Health with responsibility for Health Promotion, The Minister welcomed the partnership approach shown by the HSE and various organisations attending the Forum in advancing the health and…

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European Tobacco Products Directive now into Irish law

European Tobacco Products Directive into Irish law Minister for Health Simon Harris signs European Tobacco Products Directive into Irish law – 20.5.2016 The Minister for Health Simon Harris T.D., has signed the Regulations  transposing the Tobacco Products Directive into Irish law.  The European  Union (Manufacture, Presentation and Sale of Tobacco and Related Products) Regulations 2016…

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International Nurses Day 2016

EFN Press Release – 12 May 2016 On International Nurses Day, EFN argues that nurses are in a position providing the evidence for improving health and social ecosystems resilience! Nurses are the largest occupational group in the health sector, providing frontline care, 24 hours/7 days in a roll, 365 days a year. Therefore, when redesigning…

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Ireland: Cases relating to the Tobacco Products Directive

Court of Justice of the European Union Cases relating to the Tobacco Products Directive Statement by Minister for Health Leo Varadkar: The Minister for Health and the Irish Government welcomes the judgements of the European Court of Justice in relation to three challenges relating to the 2014 Tobacco Products Directive which was published this morning….

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Each Of Us campaign:

Mental Health Europe, launch anti-stigma and discrimination campaign: called ” EACH OF US.” The campaign’s objective is to change peoples’ minds about mental health and debunk myths and misconceptions about people with mental health problems. Journalists can play a pivotal role in helping us endmental health stigma! The media is extremely powerful and is consumed…

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Call on Europe to Beat Diabetes this World Health Day

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release The European Institute of Women’s Health (EIWH) Calls on Europe to Beat Diabetes this World Health Day About 422 million people live with diabetes worldwide, and the number is expected to double in the next twenty years. In the WHO European Region, 64 million people have diabetes, including 33 million…

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The European Institute of Women’s Health calls make a pledge for parity.

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Celebrating International Women’s Day 2016, the European Institute of Women’s Health calls on both key stakeholders and citizens of Europe to make a pledge for parity. International Women’s Day is held on the 8th of March each year throughout the world to celebrate women’s contributions and achievements and to call…

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Ireland’s first National Maternity Strategy

Ireland’s first National Maternity Strategy This  aims to improve safety & quality in general and standardise care across all units by recommending “Health and Wellbeing” approach giving babies the best start and improve women’s health by having women’s choices facilitated where possible as well as having better staff levels and facilities in maternity units and…

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