Tobacco Control in the UK

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Tobacco Control Plan is needed to fight the fight the power of big tobacco The Institute of Health Promotion and Education endorses the need for a new Tobacco Control Plan. Smoking is strongly associated with socioeconomic disadvantage. Unemployed people, those … Continued

New Secretary General for the WHO

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Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreysus  has set out 5 main action areas for his period of office: Achieving universal health coverage Strengthening the capacity of national authorities and local communities to detect, prevent and manage health emergencies; Improving the health of … Continued

IHPE on Twitter

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The Institute set up a Twitter account in February 2017. So far 697 news items have been tweeted. The Institute has 697 followers. Join the conversation! Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/InstituteHPE 

Health Promoting Palliative Care

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An approach developed in Australia and being adopted around the world that recognises the importance of community involvement and social attitudes to dying and death in the search for a ‘good death for all’. Read more>

Free Resources: Periods and Growing Up

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‘Betty, it’s perfectly natural ‘resource on periods and growing up gain PSHE Association Quality mark The resource focuses on menstruation, as well as supporting pupils’ wider learning about growing up and the effect puberty has on girls. The materials consist of … Continued

Friendship benches, grandmothers and mental health

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One in 4 Zimbabweans have some form of mental illness but the country has only very limited psychiatric services. A solution is the ‘friendship’ bench’  which builds on respect for matriarchs. Clinics screen patients for mental illness using a locally … Continued

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