Closing the health gap for Africa within a generation is achievable if bold policy actions are taken nowThursday 14 September 2017
£1 million to help shape policies that tackle diet-related non-communicable diseasesTuesday 12 September 2017
Alcohol industry misleading the public about alcohol-related cancer riskFriday 8 September 2017
BCG vaccine may protect against TB for nearly twice as long as previously thoughtThursday 31 August 2017
UK Public Health Rapid Support Team deploys to Sierra Leone to help prevent disease outbreaksMonday 21 August 2017
New global estimates illustrate vast impact of two most common chronic respiratory diseases – expert commentFriday 18 August 2017
In 2015 chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) caused 3.2m deaths and asthma 0.4m deaths worldwide.
£3.4m funding to develop and implement fresh perspectives on antimicrobial resistanceWednesday 9 August 2017
Two major new projects providing an alternative approach to address the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) to public health have each received £1.7 million grants under the Cross Research Council Tackling AMR Initiative.
Rapid diagnostic tests linked to improved targeting of antimalarial drugs, but more antibiotic prescriptionsTuesday 8 August 2017
Extreme weather ‘could kill 150,000 people each year’ in Europe by 2100 – expert commentMonday 7 August 2017
Prof Paul Wilkinson comments on research suggesting that deaths from extreme weather in Europe could increase 50-fold by 2100 if no action is taken to cut greenhouse gas emissions or to reduce the impact on humans.