The Inaugural Cork Healthy Cities Conference ‘Cork a City That Connects For Health’ is on Thursday May 5th from 9:30am to 4:30pm in the Millennium Hall, City Hall, Cork.
This conference aims to introduce the Healthy Cities concept to the people of Cork and to recognise the work of local health champions who contribute on a daily basis to Cork as a Healthy City. This conference is also about recognising "Leadership in Health" in the city and to put forward and support innovative ways in which we can all better connect to improve Corks Healthy City status.
The conference will have a wide variety of speakers in the morning session including:
Key note address: Charlotte Marchandise-Franquet, French Healthy Cities Network and Deputy Mayor for Health, Rennes, France.“Health Leadership & Governance at City level”
- A response to the keynote address by Senator Eamonn Coughlan
- Short presentations and a panel discussion with Dr.Cate Hartigan(Health Promotion & Improvment, Health & Well Being Divison)/ Joan Devlin Chief Executive Healthy Cities Network Belfast Healthy Cities & Head of the WHO Secretariat European / Stephen Murphy Co Ordinator Cork Healthy Cities
Jacky Jones, Irish Times Columnist & Health Promotion Specialist –Creating trust and dealing with power challenges.
- Light Lunch Provided and you can also partake in a short guided walk of the city
- Jenny Hanna & Joanne Morgan - Community Development & Health Network Northern
Ireland "Community Health Champions"
- Cork Healthy Cities world Cafe Workshops
- Graphic Harvest in the afternoon session with Eimear Mc'Nally
The main aim of the conference is to introduce the concept of Healthy Cities and the broad view it takes on health. The delegates we are targeting are on the ground workers from community voluntary sectors, state agency workers and local businesses and communities. We see this conference as our opportunity to show case what we have achieved so far and to describe how we plan to move ahead.
Cork Healthy Cities is dedicated to improving health outcomes for the city using the social determinants of health model.
Please click on the link below to register for the conference and to view the programme for the day.
Please note registration is already filling up quickly.
Any queries or questions please forward them onto Acting Cork Healthy Cities Co-Ordinator Stephen Murphy: Stephend.email@example.com.
Acting Cork Healthy Cities Coordinator,
Community Health Worker,
Health Action Zone, HSE,
Community Work Dept,
‘Old Library’ St Marys Rd,