News for: Social Innovation And Policy

Christine Domegan and Patricia McHugh’s Flu Project featured by WHO Europe

The joint Whitaker and HSE project on Healthcare Worker Flu Vaccination, was recently featured by the World Health Organization Europe. Congratulations to all those involved. To read the piece released by WHO, click here. To read the original report and policy, please follow the links below. Download the full report Download the full policy  

A Lunar Cycle – Easkey Britton

  Fusing cold water surfing, dance & poetry, Easkey Britton explores a synodic month from a female perspective. Taking us on an emotive journey through the places in-between, where instability reigns supreme. Embracing the imperfections as we connect with ourselves and the environment around us. Winner Best Short Film – Shoreshots Surf Film Festival 2018

SOPHIE website launched

Research in the field of Oceans and Human Health gets a big boost this week, as the Seas, Oceans and Public Health in Europe project launches its new website. Designed to encourage debate between different sectors, Seas, Oceans and Public Health in Europe (SOPHIE for short) will build a community of researchers and practitioners to… | Read on »

Go Wild in Galway – 26th & 27th May

Go Wild in Galway – Galway’s free festival of wildlife and nature, takes place on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th of May 2018. Locations are across Galway city and include Silver Strand, NUI Galway, Merlin Woods.  This year we will celebrate what nature means to everyone including how we benefit in terms of our health… | Read on »

CFP: Journal of Social Marketing special issue on social transformations and vulnerable populations

Special issue call for papers from Journal of Social Marketing Deadline for submission: 30 September 2019 Early expressions of interest and enquiries can be directed to the special issue Guest Editors: lukas.parker@rmit.edu.au and k.kubacki@griffith.edu.au See http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/call_for_papers.htm?id=7855  for the full call and submissions process

Christine Domegan and Patricia McHugh have launched a new report ‘ Healthcare Worker Flu Vaccination and Strategy’

HSE recommends that all healthcare workers (HCW) in Irish health services receive the seasonal influenza vaccination each year. The recommended national uptake target is 40%. Compared to adults working in nonhealthcare settings, HCWs are at significantly higher risk of influenza1. Achieving a high uptake of influenza vaccination among HCWs is recognised as a vital infection… | Read on »