Bill Criminalising FGM

On Wednesday 21st April, 2010 Senator Ivana Bacik will be introducing a Bill to prohibit Female Genital Mutilation in the Seanad during the Labour Party’s private members’ time. In her response to the Labour bill, last night the Minister for Health and Children indicated that she is working on the Read more…

Access to Bereavement Services

Ciarde and the Bereavement Team of Temple St. Children’s University Hospital met on the 3rd of March to discuss how to increase cultural appropriateness and accessibility of hospital’s Bereavement Services to various ethnic minorities using the service. After consulting with the Cairde’s Ethnic Minority Health Forum members, our clients and Read more…

Women’s Fair March 5th

Celebrate International Women’s in Dublin North Inner City: Local & Global Women’s Fair On  Friday 5th March 9.45am – 12.45pm in  Pavee Point, North Great Charles St (off Mountjoy Square), Dublin 1 9.45                 Registration, Tea, Coffee, Food 10.20     Introduction and welcome                                                               The tradition of International Women’s Day Introduce Guest Read more…

New budget

Changes introduced in the new budget: Health Medical card – From April, 2010 medical card holders will pay €0,50 for each item prescribed, but no more then by €10 per month per family. Drug payment scheme – From January the monthly threshold has been increased from €100 to €120. There Read more…