If we have a problem with our tooth, it’s really a sign that things could go wrong later on’ -Dr Steven Lin The Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 estimated that oral diseases affect nearly 3.5 billion people worldwide. Poor dental health impacts our general health and can negatively affect an individual’s ability to eat,... Read More
“An excellent initiative, knowledge is power, and as a nurse I am always supposed to be learning” -Senior nurse participant, 2022 What is N4HC? C3 and The Burdett Trust have teamed up for an exciting new project, Nurses for Healthier Communities (N4HC). Working with Black, Asian and minority ethnic nurses in Brent, Ealing, and Harrow... Read More
Designed by nurses, for nurses: NURSING YOU is a free online platform that helps nurses care for themselves so they can keep doing what they do best – caring for others. Created by C3 and Younger Lives, the Nursing You platform evaluates 4 key areas known to ‘drive or drain’ your energy, performance and overall wellbeing. These are physical health, emotional wellbeing and the work & home environment.
The invasion of Ukraine has brought to the forefront the dangers facing those in conflict zones. Efforts by charities and humanitarian response often focus on the immediate dangers those in conflict-ridden areas face, such as physical injury and death, forced displacement, and food shortages, to name a few. However, one danger that is often overlooked is that of chronic disease also known as non-communicable diseases (NCDs). People affected by conflict are at high risk of developing NCDs (the number one cause of death and disability in the world) for many reasons.
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. Are they linked?
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.