World Mental Health Day 2021: The link between active travel and mental health

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10 Oct 2021

World Mental Health Day 2021: The link between active travel and mental health

At C3, we’re dedicated to helping people make three fundamental changes to their lives:  Stop using tobacco  Approve their diet  Take more physical exercise  All of these habitual changes are crucial to helping prevent the 71% of deaths around the world caused by non-communicable diseases every year.   Exercise  There is a reason sports medicine doctor Jordan Metzl described...
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Hugo Mills & Nathalie Vauterin
27 Sep 2021

Insight session in Abbeville for ASPIRE

In early September, we ran an initial data gathering session with members of the community in the northern French town of Abbeville in Picardy. As a partner in Project ASPIRE, C3 is engaging with 7 different communities across the south of England and the north of France to survey their environments using CHESS™, with a view to reducing obesity and enhancing employability.
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23 Sep 2021

Vaping & the workplace – A conversation with Martin Dockrell of Public Health England

E-cigarettes continue to be a polarising issue across the public health world, as was evidenced during an exchange between two public health experts at C3’s most recent workplace health webinar run in partnership with the Society of Occupational Medicine.  On Tuesday, 21 September 2021 we invited Martin Dockrell, the Tobacco Control Lead at Public Health England to speak to us about the often-divisive subject...
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Michaela Nuttall
22 Sep 2021

Nurses and Carers for Health: Resource Page

C3 engaged with healthcare workers through surveys and focus groups to identify what resources they would like to learn more about preventing major risks for COVID-19 for themselves and their communities. Here is a digital library we've pulled together in response to those requests.
Hugo Mills
16 Sep 2021

CHESS Walk in Brent for Prevention in Action

Project Prevention in Action aims to address gaps and barriers in knowledge among healthcare providers about the everyday challenges that low-income, disenfranchised, marginalised populations experience, particularly those who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and/or people living with chronic diseases, when attempting to engage in healthy and active living.
Hugo Mills
14 Sep 2021

CHESS Walk in Abbeville

CHESS (Community Health Engagement Survey Solutions) is an innovative, data-driven community engagement process. Using the CHESS App, people come together to investigate their local environment, assess the factors that make it easier or harder for them to live healthily, and identify positive changes they can make as a community.
Hugo Mills
14 Sep 2021

What’s the secret to effective community engagement?

How does one go about engaging a community? How do you build the trust, the sense of shared purpose, the drive, that gets members of a community, diverse almost by definition, on your side? To find out, we sat down with Zoe Keeping, our CHESS Plan Co-ordinator in Boscombe who is working with community members to deliver the actions they had identified as priorities as part of C3's CHESS project.
Xinqi Yuan
01 Sep 2021

The impact of tobacco and alcohol use on NCD prevalence: a review 

One of the chief risk factors of NCDs is tobacco use, which accounts for over 8.7 million deaths every year, while over 1.2 million deaths are the result of non-smokers being exposed to second-hand smoke (Ritchie and Roser, 2021). In 2017, one fifth of the population of China, Denmark, Netherlands, Greece, Bosnia and Greenland died from smoking.
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21 Aug 2021

World Senior Citizens’ Day 2021

World Senior Citizens’ Day is celebrated annually on the 21st of August and its purpose is to raise awareness of issues affecting older people such as health deterioration, as well as to celebrate the contributions of elderly people to society. According to a report published by the United Nations in 2019, there were 703 million persons aged...
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