Quick Facts

  • Capital – Dublin
  • Population – 4,722,028
  • Major Religion – Roman Catholic
  • Official language – English, Irish
  • Climate – temperate maritime with mild winters and cool summer
  • Divided into 4 provinces and 32 counties
  • Literacy rate – 99%
  • Current weather conditions –  www.weather.com
  • Tips for Travel in country – www.travel.state.gov
  • Currency exchange rates –  www.xe.com

Government in Power

President Michael Higgins

Prime Minister – Enda Kenny

Healthcare Statistics

  • Maternal mortality rate – 6/100000
  • Infant mortality rate – 3.78/1000
  • Life expectancy – 80.44 years
  • Heath expenditure – 9.2% GDP
  • Physician density ratio – 3.18/1000
  • Hospital density ratio – 4.9/1000
  • Infectious diseae Updates:  http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/list.htm

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Health education in the field This is a very important topic that I believe is often overlooked on many mission trips! While it’s wonderful to go spend a week doing clinic work, the reality of these mission trips is that it’s a short-term mission trip, and when the week or so is over, clinic ends! […]

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