Social Determinants of Health: Call for Papers

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Health promotion emphasises the social determinants of health and the impact that these have on health behaviour and health outcomes. To this end we are pleased to announce a further call from papers for a special issue. The overview is: … Continued

IHPE Conference 2019

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Promoting Mental Health and Wellbeing: Current Evidence and Practice. How Can I Contribute? Date: May 15th  2019, 10am – 4pm                                   Venue: Coventry University  (Richard Crossman Building: Jordan Well, CV1)         Promoting good mental health and wellbeing … Continued

Cervical Cancer Campaign

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In response to low take up of cervical cancer tests a high profile campaign urging women to get tested will be launched by Public Health England early in 2019. The launch will tie in with the 10th anniversary of the … Continued

Global Estimates of Physical Activity in Adults

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More than a quarter of the world’s adult population were insufficiently active, in 2016, putting them at greater risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, dementia and some cancers, according to the first study to estimate global activity trends over … Continued

NHS at 70

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Individuals are seen as primarily responsible for their own health, rather than the NHS or any other organisation. Survey question: How much responsibility, if any, do you think that each of the following have for ensuring that people generally stay … Continued

How Bradford is Setting Health Trends

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The important project  Born in Bradford was publicised in a letter to the Guardian on the 9th May.  This project is a long term study of a cohort of 13,500 children born between 2007 and 2010 whose health is being … Continued

Preconception Health

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The Lancet has published  (April 18th issue) a series of 3 papers highlighting the importance of preconception health and suggesting context- specific interventions. Health and nutrition of both men and women before conception is important not only for pregnancy outcomes … Continued

The Aim of Doughnut Economics

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Kate Raworth (2017) Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st Century Economist. London: Random House Business Books A highly praised book which repays reading by all who are concerned to ensure that the determinants of health can be … Continued

Alcohol Education Trust (AET) Award

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Congratulations to AET on its award for ‘Outstanding Contribution to Wellbeing’ at the 2018 Wellbeing Awards. AET Director and IHPE Trustee Helena Conibear had this to say: “Covering a broad range of topics and age levels and diverse groups we … Continued

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