Pre-conference: Public Health in Ireland North and South, Past, Present and Future
Wednesday 10 November, 10:00 - 12:30 CET (9:00 - 11:30 Irish time)
Institute of Public Health in Ireland, Faculty of Public Health Medicine
The Institute of Public Health in Ireland with the Faculty of Public Health Medicine will host a pre-conference focused on the past, present and future of public health in Ireland, North and South. The event will include presentations and contributions on a number of subject areas including epidemiology, health inequalities and leadership in public health on the island of Ireland.
10:00 CET (9:00 Irish time) Welcome
10:05 CET (9:05) Royal Academy of Medicine, Jacqueline Horgan Medal
'Below Average Cognitive Ability in Early Childhood - An Under-Researched Risk Factor for Emotional-Behavioural Difficulties' presented by Dr Andrea Bowe.
'Keep schools open – minimal transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in the school setting in Ireland during the 2020-2021 school year' presented by Dr Ciara Kelly.
'Travel in the time of Covid Development of a Public Health Approach and Risk Methodology for Informing Travel Policy' presented by Dr Louise Hendrick.
Presentations will be followed by the announcement of the winner of the Jacqueline Horgan Medal
North-South Public Health Co-operation
10:40 CET (9:40) Transboundary Data: challenges and opportunities
Professor Roger O’Sullivan, Adam McCune, Institute of Public Health in Ireland
10:50 CET (9:50) Obstacles to Public Health that even Pandemics cannot Overcome: The Politics of Covid-19 on the Island of Ireland
Dr Ann Nolan, Assistant Professor, Public Health & Primary Care, Trinity College Dublin
11:00 CET (10:00) Break
11:20 CET (10:20)Delivering health across borders and boundaries, Ireland and Northern Ireland
Edel O’Doherty, Deputy Chief Executive Co-operation and Working Together (CAWT)
11:30 CET (10:30) Health Impact Assessment in Ireland and Northern Irealnd
Dr Joanna Purdy, Institute of Public Health in Ireland
11:40 CET (10:40) Climate and health – island of Ireland opportunities
Prof Diarmuid O’ Donovan, Queen’s University Belfast, and Dr Jenny Mack, Institute of Public Health in Ireland, in conversation with Maresa Fagan
12:15 CET (11:15) Health inequalities and pandemics
Dr Ida Milne, Lecturer in European History, Carlow College St. Patricks
12:30 CET (11:30) Close
Attendance of the pre-conference is free of charge but registration is required. Pre-conferences can be added to your registration after you have already registered. You can do so by logging into your account and updating your registration. You can also register for the pre-conference only.
Organised and supported by the Institute of Public Health in Ireland with the Faculty of Public Health Medicine (www.publichealth.ie).