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Public Health Matters - A podcast about public health issues in Ireland and Northern Ireland

Public Health Matters - A podcast about public health issues in Ireland and Northern Ireland

Author: Institute of Public Health in Ireland

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This podcast is brought to you by the Institute of Public Health in Ireland.
In the first series 'Lessons from Public Health’ we will look at some key public health issues, such as health inequalities, alcohol, and tobacco, to assess what progress has been made and what challenges remain.
We speak to experts in the field about the social determinants of health, MUP for alcohol, and how Ireland achieved its groundbreaking smoking ban among other issues.
So stay tuned to stay informed about Public Health Matters and what matters now.
If you have a query about IPH’s new Public Health Matters podcast please email communications@publichealth.ie.
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Lessons from Public Health, Series 1, Episode 1 - Sir Michael Marmot on Living for Longer – How social factors influence life expectancyIn the first series of the Public Health Matters podcast we look at what lessons we can learn from public health.In this, the first episode, we speak to Sir Michael Marmot, a Professor of Epidemiology at University College London, known across the globe for his ground-breaking work on the health gaps that exist between rich and poor. Professor Marmot has led research groups in health inequalities for over 40 years and chaired the Commission on the Social Determinants of Health set up by WHO, among many other projects. He has published widely on the topic, from his seminal book, 'The Health Gap: The Challenge Of An Unequal World', to reports on closing the gap and building back a fairer society post-Covid.In this episode Professor Marmot joins us to talk about how social factors such as housing, education, and income impact our health and life expectancy and what we can do about that.
The Institute of Public Health has launched a new podcast highlighting key public health issues across Ireland and Northern Ireland.The Public Health Matters Podcast speaks to experts about the big public health issues of the day and what lessons we can learn from past challenges.This is a short teaser for the first episode of the first series, which will hear from Sir Michael Marmot about how social factors influence life expectancy. So stay tuned to stay informed about Public Health Matters and what matters now.The Public Health Matters Podcast is available on Anchor by Spotify here – https://anchor.fm/instituteofpublichealth We also plan to make it available on SoundCloud, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Amazon Music, Castbox, Pocket Casts, and Stitcher.If you have a query about IPH’s new Public Health Matters podcast please email communications@publichealth.ie.  
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