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Knowledge 4 Health Conference - Dublin, Ireland 2016


This all-Island Conference will explore innovative and practical ways of providing knowledge support for the implementation of  two public health frameworks. These are 'Healthy Ireland: A Framework for Improved Health & Wellbeing 2013-2025' in the Republic of Ireland and 'Making Life Better – A Whole System Strategic Framework for Public Health 2013–2023' in Northern Ireland. 


The event will be of interest to all people working to improve public health and wellbeing and reduce inequalities. These include people from government departments and agencies, health and social service agencies, academia, the community and voluntary sector, and business. 

Preparing for the conference

If you are not already familar with the two public health frameworks on the island, we strongly recommend you read them before attending the conference.


'Innovation' is the cross-cutting theme of the Conference which will include a broad range of speakers. It will be a very interactive programme that will end with a key note speaker and an expert panel discussion answering questions from the audience. The Conference will include two plenary and four parallel sessions focusing on the following themes:

  1. Monitoring Health and Wellbeing Across the Population
  2. Crossing Boundaries for Better Knowledge
  3. Knowledge Exchange: Formulating Policy and Practice
  4. Information Systems for Health and Wellbeing

There will be an opportunity for interested organisations to display any projects (including online tools and systems) that support knowledge for health on the Island during an interactive showcase over lunch.  If you wish to showcase a project at the Conference; please click here.

There will also be a photographic exhibition titled "Health and Wellbeing" exploring the many meanings of health and wellbeing as reflected in the two public health frameworks on the Island. Entries for the photo competition are now closed.

The event is free to attend.