Tag: Child Health

Report Launch for the Growing Up in Ireland Study

Next week, Monday October 6th, we will see the launch of a report based on the data from the “Growing Up in Ireland” study. The “Growing Up in Ireland: National Longitudinal Study of Children in the Republic of Ireland”, to give it its full name, has already yielded results. Most notably the levels of overweight...

Why we need to streamline a multi-pronged response to child and maternal health initiatives

Why we need to streamline a multi-pronged response to child and maternal health initiatives According to the WHO, in 2012, there were 6.6 million under-five child deaths, 44% of which occurred in their first 28 days of life. In 2010, 280 000 women died due to pregnancy or childbirth-related complications. The...

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