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The Irish Lung Health Alliance is a group of Irish charities
that have joined forces to promote healthy lungs with four simple
Lung disease can affect anyone
regardless of age, health status and walk of life
Symptoms such as shortness of breath, cough and wheeze are
not normal and should be checked with your GP
Lung disease is treatable – the earlier you treat the better.
Keep lungs healthy - don't smoke and stay active
If you have symptoms such as shortness of breath, cough or wheeze you should have them checked with your GP - an early diagnosis can make all difference.
One in five deaths in Ireland is caused by lung disease. It is the most common reason to visit a GP and the third most common reason for acute hospital admission.
Partner Link on the Irish Sleep Apnoea Trust website to members of the Irish Lung Health Alliance ‘Love your Lungs’.
European Lung Foundation (ELF) was founded by the European
Respiratory Society (ERS) in
2000 with the aim of bringing together patients, the public and
respiratory professionals to positively influence lung health.
|The Irish Sleep Society|
Irish Sleep Society (ISS) was founded on the 24th September 2005
following a meeting of healthcare professionals who specialise
in disorders of sleep.
The ISS is a Professional Society. It was established with the aim of informing other healthcare professionals, administrators and the public of the nature of problems that occur during sleep and how these may affect health and society.
Irish Sleep Society Website was launched on Sat 24th
February 2007 at the Societies 3rd Scientific & AGM.
The Irish Thoracic Society (ITS) is the official society of Respiratory Physicians and Thoracic Surgeons in Ireland with members from both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. ITS membership is open to all healthcare professionals (Doctors, Nurses, Physiotherapists, Respiratory Technicians, etc.) with an interest in Pulmonary Diseases and their management.
For patients and their families, the Irish Thoracic Society hopes to develop on-line resources to educate patients and their carers about common pulmonary diseases, with links to other societies with similar interests.
The Irish Lung Health Alliance is a group of Irish charities that have
joined forces to promote healthy lungs with four simple messages:-
1. Lung disease can affect anyone regardless of age, health status and walk of life
2. Symptoms such as persistent cough, wheeze and shortness of breath are not normal and should be checked with your GP
3. Early diagnosis and intervention are key
4. Keep lungs healthy - don't smoke and stay active
The lunghealth.ie website provides information on common lung conditions and contact co-ordinates for a number of organisations that provide patient support and further information. If you have symptoms such as a persistent cough, wheeze or shortness of breath should have them checked with your GP - an early diagnosis can make all difference. One in five deaths in Ireland is caused by lung disease. It is the most common reason to visit a GP and the third most common reason for acute hospital admission.
The Irish Sleep Apnoea Trust (ISAT) Iontaobhas Apnoea Codlata na hÉireann is delighted to be associated with the Irish Lung Health Alliance and all of its partners.
is a voluntary non-profit organisation established in June
2009. It is dedicated to individuals with Narcolepsy. Their
mission is to provide services to educate, advocate, support and
improve awareness of this neurological sleep disorder.
The aims of the organisation will include:
|The new Narcoleptic Support Website for Ireland was launched on Thu 8 April 2010. The Irish Sleep Apnoea Trust sends kind felicitations and is happy to provide this link and encourages interaction.|
Cystinosis Foundation Ireland is an Irish registered charity, registered number CHY15517. It is an all volunteer, non-profit organisation dedicated to providing services for those in affected by Cystinosis.
Cystinosis Foundation Ireland was founded in 2003 by these people and their families and friends with the following four aims:
Research Support: The Foundation raises funds to promote research into the causes and improved treatments of Cystinosis and to hopefully one day find a cure.
Providing an Internet website with information on the disease and any updated information or news as it becomes available.
Education & awareness about the condition to the Medical Profession and the public. Almost nothing is known about the condition in the general public and indeed the Medical Profession. Many patients have experienced misdiagnosis, sometimes taking months and on occasion, years to be correctly diagnosed. Early diagnosis is crucial so that cysteamine therapy (Cystagon™) is started as soon as possible.
|American Sleep Apnea Association|
American Sleep Apnea Association was founded in 1990 as a
non-profit 501(c)(3) organization by persons with apnea and
concerned health care providers and researchers. The ASAA's
mission is simple:
is a North-South body, responsible for the promotion of food safety on
the island of Ireland. It was established in 1999 under the terms of the
British-Irish Agreement Act 1999 and the North-South Co-operation
(Implementation Bodies) Northern Ireland Order 1999.
The governing legislation confers the following specific functions on the organisation:
Promotion of food safety
Research into food safety
Communication of food alerts
Surveillance of foodborne disease
Promotion of scientific co-operation and laboratory linkages
Development of cost-effective facilities for specialised laboratory testing.
In addition to these specific functions, safefood has a general remit to act as an independent source of scientific advice.
Two in Three of us are overweight - Go to the safefood website and see how you measure up!