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General Cancer information for Ethnic Minorities EMHF

General Cancer information for Ethnic Minorities EMHF

On Wednesday 26th September Ethnic Minority Health Forum hosted Ms Rosemary Scott, a Health Promotion Officer from Irish Cancer Society, who gave a comprehensive overview of ICS goals, activities and services including the helpline  – 1800 200 700 where people affected by cancer can talk with a qualified nurse, Care to Drive Programme, counselling support and CHEP programme. Issues […]

By September 18, 2012 Read More →
Attitudes to Fertility, Sexual Health and Motherhood Amongst Ethnic Minority Women Living in Ireland

Attitudes to Fertility, Sexual Health and Motherhood Amongst Ethnic Minority Women Living in Ireland

On the 29th of May, 2012 the HSE Crisis Pregnancy Programme launched the report on Attitudes to Fertility, Sexual Health and Motherhood Among a Sample of Non-Irish National Ethnic Minority Women Living in Ireland. This presentation was the part of the Sexual Health Awareness Week (SHAW). The research focused on Ireland’s Chinese, Muslim, Nigerian and Polish communities and was supported […]

By May 24, 2012 Read More →
Cairde at the Northside Services Expo

Cairde at the Northside Services Expo

On Friday 11th May, 2012 Cairde took part in the Northside Services Expo at the Northside Civic Centre. The event was hosted jointly by the Dublin City Council, the Northside Citizens Information Service and local community radio Near fm. It showcased many services & agencies that are available to citizens in the North Central Area […]

By May 17, 2012 Read More →
How does Domestic Violence affect your Community?

How does Domestic Violence affect your Community?

On the  28th of March at the Ethnic Minority Health Forum (EMHF) we discussed how does Domestic Violence affect ethnic minority communities in Ireland. The discussion was led out by our guest speakers: Ms Phil Devereux, Project Worker with Dublin12 Domestic Violence Service — Domestic Violence Service in Ireland Ms Jessica Hutchinson, Intern with Cairde — […]

By April 4, 2012 Read More →
Mental Health of Ethnic Minority Communities. Health Forum.

Mental Health of Ethnic Minority Communities. Health Forum.

At the Ethnic Minority Health Forum (EMHF) taht took place on the 22nd of February, 2012 Mental Health of Ethnic Minority Communities in Ireland was discussed. The discussion will be led out by a guest speaker Ms Antoinette Hughes, Mental Health Community Nurse from the North Stand Community Centre, HSE. She was be followed by Mr Brian Davis, […]

By February 16, 2012 Read More →
Suicide – different cultural perspectives

Suicide – different cultural perspectives

While there is a lack of concrete data on suicide among ethnic minorities in Ireland, studies suggest that the rate might be higher then that of the general Irish population. In dealing with this issue, a greater understanding of the different cultural attitudes towards suicide among different ethnic groups must be coupled with more accessible […]

By November 1, 2011 Read More →
Health Forum 19th Oct. – Changes to Medical Card & HRC

Health Forum 19th Oct. – Changes to Medical Card & HRC

Cairde’s Ethnic Minority Health Forum (EMHF) Recent Changes to Medical Card application and Habitual Residency Condition Date: Wednesday 19th October, 2011 Time: 10.45 am to 12.30pm Venue: Cairde, No.19 Belvedere Place Dublin 1 The discussion will be led by Mr. Emmanuel NjumeSone, Health Advocacy Officer Cairde.  If you wish to attend the forum, please register […]

By October 16, 2011 Read More →
Cancer Prevention Training

Cancer Prevention Training

Cairde Training: “Cancer Prevention, Early Detectionand Cancer Screening.” The training is open toanybody who works with Cairde and is in contact with ethnicminority communities. It is three session programs, it will be on: 02nd of November 2011      9:30 am to 12:30 am 09th of November 2011      9:30 am to 12:30 am 23rd of November 2011      […]

By October 11, 2011 Read More →
Summer Weight Management/ Healthy Eating Sessions

Summer Weight Management/ Healthy Eating Sessions

Cairde organised a number of  the Weight Management/ Healthy Eating Sessions as a part of Cáirde Summer 2011 activities. During a session participants learned about: Basic Principles of Weight Management Psychology of Eating Stomach Hunger vs. Mouth Hunger Resolving Food Conflicts Keys to Maintaining a Healthy Weight Keys to Healthy Eating Eating Behaviors for a […]

By July 6, 2011 Read More →
New communication platform within our EMHF Project

New communication platform within our EMHF Project

In order to improve Cairde services we are developing a new communication platform within our Ethnic Minorities Health Forum Project. The aim of the platform is insure that relevant materials and information reaches the members of ethnic minorities and organisations working with them. We plan to send you regular updates in relation to accessing health […]

By April 20, 2011 Read More →