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    07 Apr 2022
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    The world has been fighting Covid-19 for over two years, but there is another health crisis we still need to tackle, two actually, climate change and non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Air pollution has been called the biggest environmental health risk of the 21st century. Whilst NCDs like cancer, cardiovascular disease, respiratory diseases, and diabetes account for 74% of deaths worldwide. Together climate change and NCDs are a serious threat to global health. Is there a link between climate change and NCDs? The short answer is yes. A report in March 2022 found that climate change affects human health and wellbeing in...
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Our mission: C3 brings together different communities to create changes that make it easier for people to:

stop using tobacco

improve what they eat and drink

 do more physical activity

Latest Event

We host a range of events, including our International Breakfast Seminars and Workplace Health meetings.

Pride & Bias: The unseen obstacles to tackling obesity and unemployment

Join C3, Stephane Sibalo (VIF) and Sophie McGannan (Health and Europe Centre) for the latest C3 International Seminar where they discuss how building pride and dismantling bias have been integral to tackling obesity and unemployment in France.

Start: Thursday 30th June 08:30am (BST)

Location:

LATEST BLOGS

Webinar replay: ‘What’s the deal with sugar?’

18 Mar 2022
Sarah Clarke
To coincide with World Obesity Day, Dr. T Alafia Samuels, an Honorary Professor at the Caribbean Institute for Health Research (CAIHR), University of the West Indies (UWI), Jamaica, and the former Director of the George Alleyne Chronic Disease Research Centre, CAIHR, UWI in Barbados, joined C3 to discuss what's the deal with sugar.

Radical action needed to tackle racial health inequality in NHS

21 Feb 2022
Christine Hancock
A recent report from The NHS Race and Health Observatory has reviewed the inequalities suffered by black and minority people within the health system. This damning report is incredibly important and needs action to be taken now at all levels.

Food consumption trends in the UK

21 Feb 2022
Nathalie Vauterin
Obesity is a global pandemic influenced by the food environment and individual choices. Obesity in the UK is amongst the worst in Europe with more than 60% of adults living with overweight or obesity. In England, 20% of year 6 children were classified as living with obesity in 2020 with a prevalence twice as high in the most deprived areas than the least deprived areas. Trends in food consumption are worth looking at as some are important factors contributing to rising levels of obesity (Eg: increasing consumption of meals out of the home).

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