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Institute of Public Health in Ireland

Tel: +353 1 478 6300

700 South Circular Road

Kilmainham

Dublin 8, Ireland

Suzanne Costello - Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
http://www.publichealth.ie

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Institute Profile

The Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) provides evidence, advice and leadership to promote health and wellbeing, and reduce health inequalities on the island of Ireland, North and South. Established in 1998 and with offices in Belfast and Dublin, IPH is the recognised voice for public health evidence on the island of Ireland. Committed to improving the health of communities across the island of Ireland, IPH works with partners are national and international level to provide evidence-based public health intelligence to help shape effective public health policies and interventions. IPH’s team works across professions, disciplines, sectors, organisations and jurisdiction to address these health inequalities and its avoidable impact on society. IPH connects networks of policymakers, researchers, public health practitioners and the voluntary and community sector who collectively work to reduce these inequalities.

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Ireland Facts

POPULATION:

4,515,000

SIZE:

70,280 sq km

GDP (USD):

$217.3 billion

AVERAGE INCOME:

$35,710

LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH:

- Coronary Heart Disease
- Cancers
- Stroke
- Influenza and Pneumonia
- Lung Disease

INFANT MORTALITY:

3 deaths/1,000 live births

AVERAGE LIFE SPAN:

Male: 77 
Female: 82

 


Source: WHO, World Bank, World Health Rankings