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Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

Ireland is well positioned to detect and respond to a case of Covid-19 (Coronavirus) that might arise here. As yet there have been no confirmed cases in Ireland.



Sláintecare is the ten-year programme to transform our health and social care services. It is the roadmap for building a world-class health and social care service for the Irish people.


Taoiseach and Ministers launch Healthy Ireland campaign

Funding of €1 million, to boost community engagement on health and wellbeing in every county, is announced


Women's Health Taskforce

A new Women's Health Taskforce has been established by the Department of Health to improve women’s health outcomes and experiences of healthcare.

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