(02 Feb 2012)
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland today announces a national consultation to seek opinions on the best way of putting calorie information on menus in Ireland. This is an initiative Minister Reilly announced late last year by writing to Fast Food Outlets and Cafes requesting that they consider including calories on their menus. Feedback is requested from the Environmental Health Profession.
(29 Dec 2011)
Congratulations to Evin Magee and his school, Rathmore National School, Naas, Co. Kildare – Winner of the EHOA national schools posters competition – Kids, Creating a New Climate for Action!
(21 Dec 2011)
Dr James Reilly T.D., Minister for Health today (Wednesday 21st December, 2011) announced that he has now approved and signed regulations which will place an obligation on tobacco manufacturers to include graphic photographs on tobacco products packaging depicting the negative health impacts associated with smoking.
(30 Nov 2011)
A big thank you to all the national schools for taking part in the Environmental Health National Schools Poster Competition 2011. We are currently making our way through all the entries and will let the winning student and school know shortly.
(28 Nov 2011)
Reminder to all members
Mr. Shane Keane Chairman of the EHOA invites all members to the 2011 EHOA Awards ceremony will take place at HQ this Friday the 2nd of December.
(25 Nov 2011)
To mark World Environmental Health Day - Monday 26th. September, 2011;
The Western Branch Environmental Health Officers Association presents a cheque to Ms. Maura Madden, Acting / Principle ABALTA Special School for Children with Autism, Galway. (Roll No. 20371A)
Photograph includes (left to right); Ms. Eimear Flood, Treasurer E.H.O.A. West, Ms. Maura Madden, Acting / Principal ABALTA Special School Galway and Mr. Gerry Leen, Chairman E.H.O.A. West.
(07 Nov 2011)
The HSE today beings broadcast of a new Quit campaign television advert and online film that exposes the sad reality of losing a loved one to a tobacco related disease.
(04 Nov 2011)
Chairman Shane Keane and Vice- Chairperson Caitriona Stack attended a meeting with Tom Bell Chief Executive of the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland and other colleagues in Edinburgh.
(22 Oct 2011)
EHOA launches Butchers' Booklet - Guidance on Food Safety and Labelling Requirements relating to Butchers Counters at Annual General Meeting in Killarney on the 22nd of October 2011.
(22 Oct 2011)
Read the latest edition of the IFEH newsletter, featuring updates in environmental health from around the world such as the implementation of new tobacco regulations in Scotland and setting up an African Academy for environmental health.
Looking to the Future
(18 Oct 2011)
The Organisation of the 12th World Congress on Environmental Health have a great honor and pleasure of inviting you to take part in this Congress to be held on the 22-27 May 2012 in Vilnius Lithuania
(18 Oct 2011)
The EHOA have been formally registered by FETAC as a Provider and will be eligible to offer programmes which will lead to FETAC Awards. The EHOA were formally presented with the registration parchment at a ceremony in Dublin on the 11th of October.
(04 Oct 2011)
The Quit Campaign, continues to travel well, with lots of good feedback and strong boosts to the activity on the quitline.
(26 Sep 2011)
Today the International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH) will at the IFEH Council meeting in Indonesia proclaim September 26, 2011 as the first World Environmental Health Day.
(12 Sep 2011)
The EHOA is pleased to invite nominations for the 2011 Excellence in Environmental Health Awards. The Excellence in Environmental Health Awards allows us to showcase the outstanding contributions, achievements, or innovations in the environment health field, not only within the profession but also in the wider world of environmental health.