Monthly Archives: July 2019

World Breastfeeding Week: The Cost of Not Breastfeeding Infographic

World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year from 1 to 7 August to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world. Breastfeeding promotes better health for mothers and children alike. Global economic costs of not breastfeeding are … Continue reading

CEHC Five Year Meeting – March 2019

The Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium Five Year meeting was held from 26th to 29th March 2019 in London to celebrate the achievements of the Consortium and plan for future global eye health goals. The event marked the fifth year of … Continue reading

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“Losing a billion dollars a day”: The Cost of Not Breastfeeding

By: Dr. Dylan Walters (Project Director, Health Economics, Nutrition International) [Interactive infographic below. Download the PDF here: Cost of not breastfeeding] Recent history has shown us the powerful effect of data in appealing to both the emotional and rational interests of … Continue reading

Placing the Public in Public Health – the project book!

THE PROJECT BOOK IS OUT! Placing the Public in Public Health in Post-War Britain, 1948–2012 is out and available in all good university bookshops, online, & to download Open-access. The book, like many of the outputs produced by the Placing … Continue reading

Meeting global ICPD Commitments: putting SRH-HIV integration at the heart of health systems strengthening

By Susannah Mayhew (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine) and Charlotte Warren (Population Council) The UN’s World Population Day (11th July) calls attention to the need for the world to remember its commitments at the International Conference on Population … Continue reading

How did the unhealthy food environment evolve in New York City?

PHI|Lab member Nico Berger, in collaboration with the Built Environment and Health Research Group at Columbia University, recently published a study on changes in the unhealthy food environment in New York City. The study found that the number of food outlets selling … Continue reading

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