News and Events

Serious harm to the health of homeless children

By cypscadmin Thursday, 21st November 2019 | 0 comments
Filed under: Health.
The Faculties of Paediatrics and Public Health of the Royal College of Physicians call for urgent action to address the serious harm to the health of children experiencing homelessness and inadequate housing.

CYPSC 2018 National Event

By cypscadmin Tuesday, 2nd October 2018 | 0 comments
Filed under: Health, Implementation.
CYPSC: enhancing child and youth well-being / Feabhas a chur ar leas leanaí agus daoine óga is the title of this year's national event on the 3rd and 4th October 2018.

Plan for Early Years Services in Galway

By cypscadmin Tuesday, 26th June 2018 | 0 comments
Filed under: Health.
Galway CYPSC launches plan for early years services:  “Supporting our children in their early years is the best investment we can make in ensuring their future success.” 

Happy and Healthy Volcano

By cypscadmin Friday, 1st June 2018 | 0 comments
Filed under: Health, Participation.
Using creative means to communicate, children explain to parents what they need to be happy and healthy when Roscommon CYPSC launched findings from their extensive consultation process with children.  

Mayo Edible Landscape

By cypscadmin Wednesday, 9th May 2018 | 0 comments
Filed under: Health.
An exciting new initiative called Mayo Edible Landscape Project, funded by Healthy Ireland, aims to involve local youth and community groups in informing and shaping their local environment, tackling climate change and ensuring food sustainability.

Building Happier Babies

By cypscadmin Wednesday, 14th March 2018 | 0 comments
Filed under: Health, Parenting Support.
The Building a Happy Baby Campaign is an international, Unicef promoted, campaign aimed at addressing myths that circulate among parents of young babies. The Early Years Sub-group of Galway CYPSC is delighted to bring this campaign to Galway.

Youth Mental Health Signposting Tool

By cypscAdmin Friday, 9th June 2017 | 0 comments
Filed under: Health, Youth.
A key finding from a Mental Health Needs Assessment, carried out by the National Youth Health Programme, was the need to support organisations, practitioners and young people access appropriate mental health services.

Impact of Early Childhood on Future Health

By cypscAdmin Thursday, 8th June 2017 | 0 comments
Filed under: Health.
A new report from the Faculty of Public Health Medicine at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) calls for investment in dedicated early childhood health services and for the implementation of five key actions to strengthen the role of health services in the lives of children. One such action is to better support health sector workers to engage with inter-agency initiatives such as Children and Young People’s Services Committees.

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