Pre-conference: Public Health in Ireland North and South, Past, Present and Future


Wednesday 10 November, 09:00 - 12:40 CET

Organised by:

Institute of Public Health in Ireland, Faculty of Public Health Medicine - Royal College of Physicians of Ireland

The Institute of Public Health in Ireland with the Faculty of Public Health Medicine and the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland 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.

Programme

10:00 Welcome

10:05 Session 1 Royal Academy of Medicine, Jacqueline Horgan Medal

Epidemiology and public health: early career up to and including PhD. Abstracts pre-submitted and presented. The oral presentations at this presentation are the finalists
Three ten-minute presentations deliberation and then award announcement before end of the seminar. Announcement of winners of the Jacqueline Horgan Medal

10:40 Climate and health – island of Ireland challenges
Prof Diarmuid O’ Donovan and Dr Jenny Mack in conversation with Maresa Fagan

11:10 BREAK

11:30 Health inequalities and pandemics
Dr Ida Milne

12:00 North South Public Health Co-operation

Transboundary Data; challenges and opportunities.
Professor Roger O’Sullivan, Adam McCune, Institute of Public Health in Ireland

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

Delivering health across borders and boundaries, Ireland and Northern Ireland
Edel O’Doherty, Deputy Chief Executive Co-operation and Working Together (CAWT)

12:30 Close

Registration fee

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) and the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (www.rcpi.ie/faculties/faculty-of-public-health-medicine).