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Informed parenthood

Informed parenthood

Reoccurring issues related to health & wellbeing of pregnant women, single mothers and parents of Polish origins living in Ireland have been noted by those working in the area of information provision and advocacy. They are related to knowledge about services and entitlements as well as law enforcement: Information is often spread by word of […]

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Health Forum 7th Sept.

Health Forum 7th Sept.

Ethnic Minority Health Forum took place on Tuesday 7th September 2010. Maeve Cusack, Screening Promotion Manager at the National Cancer Screening Service in HSE presented an overview of cervical cancer and breast cancer screening programmes and the work of the Screening Programmes team around the country. Free smear tests are available for women age 25-60, […]

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Pregnancy and parenthood

Pregnancy and parenthood

About 30 people attended an information session for pregnant women and parents of pre-school children. It was held on the August,31st in the Polish Social & Legal Advice Centre. The session covered subjects of health care, childcare, social welfare and employment rights of pregnant women and parents. For more information contact Emilia healthworker1@cairde.ie

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Accessing drug treatment services

Accessing drug treatment services

On June, 16th Iryna Pokhilo of Cairde spoke at the Drug Awareness Information Meeting for Migrant Organisations. She gave an overview of migrants’ experiences of accessing health services in Ireland, in particular addiction services. The event was organised by Family Support Network. Other speakers included Lord Mayor of Dublin Cllr Emer Costello and Diane Nurse, […]

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Access to Bereavement Services

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 embassies Cairde gave feedback on […]

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