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Report says more resources needed to conduct adequate waste management risk assessments

20 February 2003

A major report on the effects of various forms of waste disposal has concluded that Ireland has insufficient resources to carry out adequate risk assessments for proposed waste management facilities. The report, Health and...[more]

HRB welcomes Government action on findings of Report on Health Effects of Environmental Tobacco Smoke

8 February 2003

The HRB welcomes the decision of Mr Micheál Martin, the Minister for Health and Children and Mr Frank Fahey, Minister of State at the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment, to act on the findings of a new report on the...[more]

Young scientist wins Watts Medal

10 January 2003

This years Watts Medal and Prize was awarded to Aileen Byrne, a final year science student in UCD for her project 'Effects of the vascular endothelial growth factor family and endostatin on blood retinal barrier function'. Aileen...[more]

Health Research Board welcomes honour for former Director

3 January 2003

The Health Research Board (HRB) has welcomed the award by the British government of a CBE to Dr Geoffrey Dean, former Director of the Medico-Social Research Board, a forerunner of the Health Research Board. Dr Ruth Barrington,...[more]

Activities of Irish Psychiatric Services 2001

10 December 2002

The Activities of Irish Psychiatric Services 2001 was published today by the Health Research Board. The report provides information on in-patient psychiatric services with detailed information on all admissions to, and discharges...[more]

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