Stephanie Gailiunas is a social worker and Naturopath and is C3’s Community Engagement Facilitator in Lens and Loos-En-Gohelle in France. As part of ASPIRE she has run workshops focussed on wellbeing, relaxation, and boosting self-esteem to improve community health. Despite the difficulties Covid-19 posed she managed to partner with local authorities and ran 20 workshops... Read More
“NCDs: why do we know so much but do so little?” C3 was joined by Professor Srinath Reddy, founder President of the Public Health Foundation of India, for our next international seminar. Professor Reddy is an Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology at Harvard. We discuss why and how we should effectively implement the knowledge we already... Read More
C3 was joined by Dr Juana Willumsen from WHO for London Global Cancer Week to talk: “Physical Activity: the benefits for cancer prevention” Dr Juana Willumsen is technical officer at the World Health Organizarion’s (WHO) Physical Activity Unit. Dr Juana Willumsen (Speaker) Technical Officer in the Physical Activity Unit in the Department of Health Promotion at... Read More
On 8 November 2022, C3 travelled to Harrow and Wealdstone in West London to visit London’s Community Kitchen (LCK). Having started in a small church, LCK is now operating out of three London boroughs – Barnet, Ealing, and Harrow – where the H.Q. sits within a large community centre building. Led by Taz Khan, the... Read More
PARTNERS UNITE TO PROVIDE ORAL HEALTH EDUCATION FOR NURSES AND MIDWIVES In a global first, Colgate has partnered with C3 Collaborating for Health (C3), the Commonwealth Nurses and Midwives Federation (CNMF), and the World Continuing Education Alliance (WCEA) to raise awareness about the importance of oral health and elevate the need for oral health education... Read More
Urban health is one of the greatest challenges to public health of the 21st century. While many of the risk factors for NCDs (noncommunicable diseases) - the number one cause of death and disability worldwide - are concentrated in cities, so are the solutions, and many cities are taking important actions across sectors to prevent NCDs.
Physical inactivity is itself a pandemic – and a leading cause of death globally. According to the World Health Organization over a quarter of the global adult population (1.4 billion adults) is insufficiently active. Why is physical inactivity such a problem? The undisputed benefits of physical activity on physical and mental health are well documented, and subsequently, physical activity is a key pillar of all chronic disease prevention strategies worldwide.
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