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

Launch of Nursing Now

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Nursing Now is a 3 year global campaign run in collaboration with the International Council of Nurses (ICN) and the WHO. We welcome the inauguration of this campaign on February 27th. It will work to empower nurses to take their … Continued

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