Events
Annual General Meeting of the AHPI will take place in Spunout, 48 Fleet Street, Parliament Row, Temple Bar, Dublin on Wednesday the 28th January 2015 from 10.30 am to 3.30 pm. The AGM will be followed by a 2 hour training workshop on ‘Health Promotion Advocacy’ which will be delivered by Eoin Bradley, Policy Officer for the Irish Cancer Society.  The training session will be available to members only. It is important to book your place for this workshop as places are limited. To book a place please email Claire Connolly (Secretary) at claire.connolly@nuigalway.ie

Oral Health Promotion Research Group, Ireland

Dental Health Foundation Bursary

  Background The Oral Health Promotion Research Group, Ireland, [OHPRG] is pleased to extend a bursary of up to €1,200 for 2014. This bursary has been sponsored by the Dental Health Foundation. The OHPRG is awarding the bursary this year to promote the communication of current oral health promotion projects and work that is going on across Ireland. Criteria for application for the bursary. Applications are accepted from individuals or teams.  An individual applicant must be a current member of the Oral Health Promotion Research Group. For team applications, at least one member should be a member of the OHPRG. Applicants should describe a recent or planned oral health promotion project in which they have been involved.   The format of the application should include the following headings:
  • Title / Introduction
  • Background
  • Aims and objectives
  • Materials and methods
  • Results (if available)
  • Discussion and conclusion
  • Acknowledgements
  • Costs (for projects at the planning / roll out stage)
The work should not have been presented elsewhere nor have been awarded a prize previously. Applicants from the HSE must have the permission of their line manager to submit the proposal and the submission must bear the signature of the line manager. The application should be submitted to: Carmel Parnell at carmel.parnell@hse.ie by 5pm on  Friday, 22nd August 2014. Applications will be judged by the members of the Committee of the OHPRG. The Committee reserves the right to withhold the bursary if applications do not meet the submission. The decision of the judges is final. The winning applicant will be notified by e-mail no later than Thursday, 4th September 2014. Informal enquiries regarding the Bursary, please e.mail carmel.parnell@hse.ie  
   

 

     

ANNUAL CONFERENCE of the Oral Heath Promotion Research Group - Ireland

THURSDAY 11th September 2014

 

Ashling Hotel, Parkgate Street, Dublin 8.

Speakers include:   Nazih Eldin, Head of Health Promotion, Dublin North East / National Lead on Obesity Michael McGrady, School of Dentistry, University Manchester Grace Kelly, Specialist in Special Care Dentistry / Senior Dental Surgeon Special Needs. Adrienne Foley, Oral Health Promoter, Coolock. Laura Keaver, Safefood Ireland. Etain Kett, Expert Body on Fluorides and Health   This is a day for the whole Team, Dentists, Hygienists, Oral Health Promoters & Dental Nurses. Brochure / Registration Form available from rose.bradleymolloy@hse.ie Oral Health Promotion Bursary available up to €1,200 Find us under the Dental Health Foundation website www.dentalhealth.ie Please put the date in your Diary now and circulate this flyer to as many people as you can.   Hope to see you there! Carmel Parnell, Chair, OHPRG – Ireland Carmel.parnell@hse.ie
Applying the Principles of Health Promotion to Population Health Improvement. This year the HPRC conference will consider the relationships and synergies between the Health Promotion principles and how they are applied in practice, the developing policy context in Ireland, and the drive for evidence generation and use. The conference themes are: Applying the Principles of Health Promotion, Evaluation and Monitoring in Health Promotion, and Translating the Health Promotion Evidence-Base. Please see the HPRC website for more conference details: www.hprcconference.ie/ or you can download the draft_conference_programme here.    
Dear Colleague I would like to advise you all that the Annual General Meeting of the AHPI will take place in Spunout, 48 Fleet Street, Parliament Row, Temple Bar, Dublin on Wednesday the 26h February, 2014  from 10.30 am to 4.00 pm.  We are delighted to announce that the AGM will be followed by a 2 hour training workshop on ‘Planning Health Promotion Actions’ which will be delivered by Siobhan McGrory.  The training session will be available to members only. It is important to book your place for this workshop as places are limited. Kind regards Margaret Hodgins  
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