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Lest we Forget: Engage with communities for better uptake of malaria RTS,S/AS01 vaccine - Ngo Bibaa Lundi-Anne Omam
Lest we Forget: Engage with communities for better uptake of malaria RTS,S/AS01 vaccine - Ngo Bibaa Lundi-Anne Omam

For several decades, malaria has caused the deaths of tens of millions of people especially in sub-Saharan Africa. It caused 229 million cases and 409,000 deaths globally in 20191. In fact, every 2 minutes, a child dies from malaria accounting for about 67% of all malaria deaths worldwide1.

Levelling up the nation: placing health at the heart - Alice Vodden
Levelling up the nation: placing health at the heart - Alice Vodden

A central role for any government involves improving population health and reducing disparities in health across different income levels, geographies, ethnicities and other disadvantaged groups. We have known about inequalities in the UK for decades. Yet despite the investment of considerable resources and ongoing prioritisation, the health gap remains substantial.

Moving beyond the health inequalities rhetoric - Professor Mike Kelly
Moving beyond the health inequalities rhetoric - Professor Mike Kelly

Health data generated during the Covid-19 pandemic continue to confirm that socioeconomic status directly affects a patient’s odds of survival. Certain ethnicities, as well as people from poorer areas of the UK and the elderly and frail, tend to fare worse — both in terms of infection rates and deaths. An obviously important question, however, is why? — What makes people from these backgrounds at greater risk of illness and death, and is this unique to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic?

Revisiting the paradox of preventive medicine - Dr Stephen John
Revisiting the paradox of preventive medicine - Dr Stephen John

I once went to a talk by a prominent epidemiologist which involved discussing the work of the great British epidemiologist, Geoffrey Rose. In particular, the speaker was taken by Rose’s insight that often the best way to improve overall health outcomes is through “population strategies”...

Welcome to Cambridge Public Health
Welcome to Cambridge Public Health

Covid-19 has exposed a series of issues in the worlds of science, medicine and societies. Between generating scientific evidence to justify public health policies, and communicating these justifications, our health and social care worlds have fallen short.

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