The PHG Foundation is an independent health policy think tank with a special focus on how genomics and other emerging health technologies can provide more effective, personalised healthcare and deliver improvements in population health. We are passionate about the role that science can play in this endeavour, as evidenced by the strapline we have used […]
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.”
Public Health Network Steering Committee member Lawrence King (University of Cambridge department of Sociology) and colleagues discuss how EU member states use complex policy instruments to determine how much they are willing to pay the pharmaceutical industry for its products.
The importance of friendships and family support in helping prevent depression among teenagers has been highlighted in research from the University of Cambridge.
Researchers led by the University of Cambridge and Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute found that some of the final cases of Ebola in Sierra Leone were transmitted via unconventional routes, such as semen and breastmilk.
New research from the Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR) at the University of Cambridge indicates that people who live or work near to a greater number of takeaway outlets are more likely to eat more takeaway food and to be overweight.
The health benefits of walking and cycling outweigh the negative effects on health of air pollution, even in cities with high levels of air pollution, according to a study led by researchers from the Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR) and Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit at the University of Cambridge.
Get in touch
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
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- how do EU member states determine how much they are willing to pay the pharmaceutical industry? Lawrence King https://t.co/89K6rV6EVZ 4 days ago
- RT @InstPubHealth: Getting the message across: Carol Brayne explains why public health action is not optional https://t.co/5KHdqI0bZn https… 4 days ago retweeted via InstPubHealth