By May 25, 2010 Read More →

Women’s Health & Wellness

Fourteen individuals from Ireland and from Northern Ireland  participated in Women’s Health & Wellness programme in Boston and Detroit on the 11-21st of May.

Participants, including Emilia Marchelewska of Cairde and other health, public policy, NGO, and counselling professionals (HSE, Safe Ireland, Crisis Pregnancy Agency, Cork Alliance Centre, Pavee Point – from ROI) examined ways to promote women’s wellness and mobility in society, including encouraging continuing education, training for returning to the workforce, achieving work/life balance, financial management, domestic violence prevention, health maintenance and routine medical checkups.

The programme is sponsored by the Irish Institute at the Centre for Irish Programmes, Boston College, and the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

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