Every year, public health scientists from Cambridge join the Cambridge Science Festival to explain how their research tackles today’s big threats to public health. The festival programme for 2017 features hundreds of mostly free talks, exhibitions and hands-on events – including many from Cambridge Institute of Public Health and PublicHealth@Cambridge Network members. This year’s public […]
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.”
In the study, published today in the journal Social Science and Medicine, researchers from the Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research report how the theme of ‘wasting doctors’ time’ arose so often during interviews conducted with patients about their experiences of primary care that they chose to study this topic in its own right.
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.
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 […]
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Upcoming Cambridge events
- Today 1pm @InstPubHealth: Measuring & visualising worldwide trends in #cardiovascular risk factors w/ Majid Ezzati: https://t.co/V5NZbMSDcb 20 hours ago
- NHS England’s National Clinical Director for End of Life Care meets w/ researchers in @CLAHRC_EoE - new CIPH blog: https://t.co/VFpsNH8U1c 3 days ago
- Discuss #endoflifecare through the lens of film. Register for the @CRASSHlive Images of #Care and Dying seminar 7/3… https://t.co/4H2oQx4IUj 4 days ago