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Online Registration now open The Healthy Ireland Framework identifies Health Literacy as a priority action to empower people and communities for improved health and wellbeing. Health literacy is linked to literacy and is about people’s knowledge and ability to access, understand, assess and apply health information in order to take decisions in everyday life to improve their health. Join us to explore health literacy research, policy and practice with opportunities to take part in skills based workshops. Keynote Opening Address: Dr Rima Rudd, Public Health, Harvard University. For further details and online abstract submission please visit our conference website www.hprcconference.ie E-mail: hprc@nuigalway.ie, Tel: +353 (0) 91 492722.
Applications will be opening in early April for the 2015 student intake of the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Promotion – Approaches to Cardiovascular Health and Diabetes Prevention awarded by NUI Galway. To receive an alert inviting applications or register an expression of interest please contact Anne O’Grady at the Discipline of Health Promotion, National University of Ireland (NUI), Galway (anne.ogrady@nuigalway.ie). Click here for more information How can I find out more? You can find out more by attending the forthcoming Discipline of Health Promotion Open Day where you can join us for an introduction to our Programme, meet some teaching staff and see our campus). Open Day - Saturday 25th April, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Room 120, Aras Moyola, NUI Galway
The 2015 Health Promotion conference at the National University of Ireland Galway will be held on Thursday 18th June 2015. The focus of the conference is 'Health Literacy: Research, Policy and Practice'. The aim of the conference  is to explore the importance of health literacy and how it can be enhanced as a priority area for Health Promotion. The conference will bring together policy, research and practice perspectives on how health literacy can be strengthened, including the implementation of health literacy interventions across sectors that will promote the health of the citizens of Ireland. Please click here for more information.
The  2015 Health Promotion  m +,The aim of the 2015 Health Promotion Conference 'Health Literacy: Research, Policy and Practice' is to explore the importance of health literacy and how it can be enhanced as a priority area for Health Promotion. The conference will bring together policy, research and practice perspectives on how health literacy can be strengthened, including the implementation of health literacy interventions across sectors that will promote the health of the citizens of Ireland.
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Formed in 1997, the Association for Health Promotion Ireland provides a forum through which health promotion professionals can exchange knowledge and ideas.