The Public Health Agency (PHA) is continuing to work with Health and Social Care and government colleagues in Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK to ensure we are prepared for the risk of Ebola.
Ebola virus disease (EVD), formerly known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever, is a rare but severe disease caused by the Ebola virus.
Five steps towards better mental health Five steps towards better mental health
Today on World Mental Health Day, the Public Health Agency (PHA) is encouraging people to adopt five simple steps to improve their mental wellbeing.
Looking after mental health is just as important as taking care of physical health, so the PHA is urging people to look at ways of improving their mental health and wellbeing.
The Five Ways to Wellbeing were developed by the New Economics Foundation (NEF) and are:
• Connect – engage with the people around you – family, friends, colleagues and neighbours, at home, work, school, or in your local community. Think of these as the cornerstones of your life and invest time in developing them.
Jean Tirole (pictured) is awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his analysis of market power and regulation.
Evo Morales is re-elected for a third term as President of Bolivia.
Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai are awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for their activism against the oppression of children and young people.
The Nobel Prize in Literature is awarded to French historical author and novelist Patrick Modiano.
Eric Betzig, Stefan Hell, and William Moerner are awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their work on stimulated emission depletion microscopy and photoactivated localization microscopy.
The Nobel Prize in Physics is awarded to Isamu