Focus on Health Inequalities (27 October 2010 – 24 November 2010) is a programme of events to highlight innovative action being taken by the Public Health Agency, together with partners, to address health inequalities and the wider determinants of health and wellbeing across Northern Ireland. There will be a focus on poverty, disadvantage, economics and promoting a healthier society. A Focus on Health Inequalities information flyer is available to download below.
A full Calendar of Events is available to download below. The calendar features events, seminars and conferences across Northern Ireland, led by a range of partners, highlighting current good practice in addressing health inequalities and the wider determinants of health. The calendar will be updated regularly, as events are confirmed, and provides contact booking information for each event.
Focus on Health Inequalities will feature a range of high profile events including:
Inequalities in Health: Time for Action
Wednesday 27 October 2010 (9.30am–4.00pm) Hilton Hotel, Lanyon Place, Belfast
The Community Development and Health Network will host a one day conference, supported by the Public Health Agency, centred on the Marmot Review – ‘Fair Society, Healthy Lives’ and the implications for Northern Ireland. The Inequalities in Health: Time for action conference flyer (booking form incorporated) is available to download below. Further details can also be found on the Community Development and Health Network’s website (www.cdhn.org)
Meeting the Challenge: Economics and a Healthier Society
Wednesday 24 November 2010 (9.00am – 4.30pm) Mossley Mill, Newtownabbey
The Public Health Agency and the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety will host a one day event to stimulate debate and reflect on action and local practice in relation to tackling health inequalities, with a focus on economic development. The Meeting the Challenge: Economics and a Healthier Society conference flyer and booking form are available to download below.
For more information contact Claire Hind at the PHA on 028 9031 1611.