Extensive briefing on the public health situation in Ireland
Client: European Parliament
The objective of the study was to provide Members of European Parliament with an overview of the situation in the field of health in Ireland in view of the ENVI delegation to Ireland in April 2013.
The briefing looked at the following topics:
1. a general presentation of the health situation in Ireland and the health status of the population (including main types of diseases, life expectancy, morbidity, etc.);
2. an indication of the main determinants of health (including education, employment, income and addictions);
3. an overview of the public health system in the country and its main trends, including some key indicators, for example health services coverage and population access, health spending and financing, health professions, etc.