By Joy Townsend Smoking is the cause of roughly one in seven deaths in Europe. The recent study by David Levy et al. shows that half a million people die prematurely each year from smoking in Russia alone – where … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: December 2013
By Shelley Lees HIV is the leading cause of death amongst women of reproductive age worldwide. In sub-Saharan Africa, the HIV epidemic is disproportionally affecting women – they make up 60% of those living with HIV in the region. These … Continue reading
Local authorities have been given renewed responsibility for public health as part of the government’s 2012 health and social care reforms. While this is a welcome move, there are as yet few resources to help local authority officers and teams … Continue reading
Lancaster University announces national evaluation of Big Lottery-funded initiative – does ‘Big Local’ have big health impact? A Lancaster University Professor will head up a research team examining if giving people greater control over their lives and community can positively … Continue reading
Don’t panic, the zombies aren’t here yet, just a great way to get year 7 students interested in infection biology! University College School in Hampstead ran a themed science week for year 7 (11-12 year olds) entitled, ‘Zombie Apocalypse’. Professor John … Continue reading
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Nov 2012 – Comparative health policy analysis of four post-Soviet countries: what can we learn from a natural experiment is a health system transformation?
A new project drawing on the GHLC analytical approach now completed: ‘Comparative health policy analysis of four post-Soviet countries: what can we learn from a natural experiment is a health system transformation?’. The project is led by Baktygul Akkazieva, WHO, … Continue reading
Read the full snippet at the Francis Crick Institute News here.