HEALTH Issues For Farm Women is a series of one day conferences which will deal with such specific farm related illnesses as farmer's lung, brucellosis, arthritis and adverse skin reaction to sprays. The dangers associated with lifting and the difficulties encountered because of isolation, loneliness and distance from social services will also be discussed.
Newpark Hotel, Kilkenny, is the venue for the first conference tomorrow, to be followed by conferences in Sharkey's Hotel, Virginia, Co Cavan on February 13th, the Hibernian Hotel, Mallow, Co Cork on February 18th, Kilmurry Lodge Hotel, Limerick on February 27th and the Corrib Great Southern Hotel, Galway on March 6th. Each conference begins at 9.30 a.m. and admission is free. Booking inquiries to Evelyn Hayes on 01-4500266.
PREVENTING Gynaecological Cancer is the first lecture by Dr Noreen Gleeson in the Coombe Women's Hospital in Dublin's annual positively healthy series. It takes place in the Conference Centre at the hospital tomorrow at 8 p.m. Admission is free.
THE next meeting of Incubabes, the voluntary support group for parents with premature babies, takes place tomorrow at 8 p.m. in the Garda Club, Harrington Street, Dublin 2.
"THE Silver Lining Of Shame Clouds" is the intriguing title of the public lecture by consultant psychiatrist and group analyst, Dr Terry Lear to the Irish Group Analytic Society on Friday at 8 p.m. in Newman House, 85 St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2. Admission £6 (non members), £4 (members).
AN Endometriosis Association support meeting goes ahead on Saturday at 2.30 p.m. in the Oval Room, off the Pillar Room, The Rotunda Hospital, Dublin 1. Admission £2. All welcome.