Research shows budget reduction targets and public sector caps, insisted on by the IMF as loan conditions, result in reduced health spending and medical ‘brain drain’ in developing West African nations.
The PublicHealth@Cambridge network is a multi-disciplinary community for public health research across Cambridge.
“Public health is the science and art of promoting and protecting the health and well-being of whole populations, preventing ill-health and prolonging life through the organised efforts of society.”
Largest-ever smartphone-based study examining the relationship between physical activity and happiness has found even minimal activity can have positive effects.
The University of Cambridge wins access to a £340 million EU Innovation programme to change the way we eat, grow and distribute food.
Amid ongoing welfare cuts, Cambridge researchers argue that investment in health and social care have been integral to British economic success since 1600. They warn that cutting welfare and social care budgets during times of economic hardship is a “historically obsolete” strategy that ignores the very roots of British prosperity. Writing in the leading medical […]
The Wellcome Trust Population, Environment and Health team will visit Cambridge University on Tuesday the 20th of December to give an overview of their funding schemes and invite your feedback on the changes they have made to their funding in a town hall forum. Please register here if you would like to attend.
A large-scale genetic study has provided strong evidence that the development of insulin resistance – a risk factor for type 2 diabetes and heart attacks and one of the key adverse consequences of obesity – results from the failure to safely store excess fat in the body.
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For further information or enquiries about the PublicHealth@Cambridge research network, please contact Dr Paula Frampton, the Network Coordinator: email@example.com
Upcoming Cambridge events
- Bradford Hill Seminar: Measuring everything everywhere: The Global Burden of #Disease study & its use by PHE 3/2/17 https://t.co/IQibkqjs6H 4 days ago
- Attend seminar: Images of Care and Dying w/ Dr Stephen Barclay & Dr Steven Eastwood, 24 Jan: https://t.co/Mvz96lHPpc #hpm #palliativecare 5 days ago
- Researching to improve well-being & #health of the #elderly? See Dowager Countess Eleanor Peel Trust research grants https://t.co/kGQVUAajtM 6 days ago