NUI Galway hosting Men’s Health Symposium for International Men’s Day

The School of Nursing and Midwifery at NUI Galway will host a Men’s Health Symposium focusing on the current issues that affect men’s health across their lifespan.The symposium offers attendees the opportunity to discuss, debate and seek solutions to current issues influencing men’s wellbeing across generations.

A wide range of experts, practitioners, researchers and men’s health advocates from across Ireland will present on current issues in men’s health:

  • Cathal Gallagher, Operation Transformation Leader 2019
  • Davy Glennon, Senior Galway Hurler
  • Biddy O’Neill, Health and Wellbeing Programme, Department of Health
  • Dr Noel Richardson, CIT
  • Dr Phil Noone, NUI Galway
  • Laura Tully, AIT
  • John Wall, Prostate cancer advocate
  • Dr Bróna Mooney, Symposium Chairperson from the School of Nursing and Midwifery at NUI Galway

Paul Gillen, Health Promotion and Improvement Services, HSE and Marissa Butler, Centre of Nursing and Midwifery Education, Galway, said: “We are delighted to co-organise this Men’s Health Symposium with NUI Galway. This event will highlight the importance of focusing on and supporting initiatives that seek to improve men’s health and wellbeing, to promote positive male role models and encourage us as health professionals to engage men and boys in healthier lifestyle choices.”

The symposium will take place from 8.30am-4pm on Tuesday, 19 November in the main Lecture Theatre, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Arás Moyola Building, NUI Galway.

To register to attend, visit www.eventbrite.com and search for ‘Men’s Health Symposium’.

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