The Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) is committed to improving the health of communities across the island of Ireland through public health approaches.
Established in 1998 with offices in Belfast and Dublin it works with partners at national and international level to provide evidence-based public health intelligence to help shape effective public health policies and interventions to improve the lives of the people of Ireland, North and South.
IPH believes public health should be
IPH works on a wide range of public health issues including:
- Physical activity and healthy behaviours
- Chronic conditions
- Alcohol harm reduction
- Smoke-free spaces and tobacco control
- Early years and childhood health
- Ageing and older people
- Injury prevention
- Identifying and tackling health inequalities
Providing evidence, advice and leadership to promote health and wellbeing and reduce health inequalities in Ireland, North and South.