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Diabetes and Oral Health

02 Feb 2024
Paige Cowan-Hall
Diabetes and oral health: C3 partnered with the Burdett Trust for Nursing to reduce the prevalence of type 2 Diabetes by engaging and training nurses on the bi-directional relationship between type 2 diabetes and oral health. Exploring barriers and ways to better enable to nurses address type 2 diabetes and poor oral health.   The aim was to:  Increase nurses’ knowledge and awareness of the bi-directional relationship between type 2 diabetes and oral health.  Explore how to enable nurses to enhance their role in addressing oral health.  Create recommendations with nurses to help them integrate oral health into diabetes prevention.  Present recommendations...
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One too many? The link between alcohol and cancer

30 Nov 2023
Paige Cowan-Hall
For the 2023 London Global Cancer Week C3 Collaborating for Health and The George Institute were joined by speakers from the World Health Organisation (WHO), NCD Alliance, and Movendi International to explore the link between alcohol and cancer. Our panel of speakers (Dr Carina Ferreira-Borges , Maik Dünnbier, Professor Simone Pettigrew, and Liz Arnanz) are specialists in health, policy, advocacy, marketing, and behaviour change and discussed different regional responses in raising awareness of alcohols cancer risks, the efficacy of campaigns to decrease alcohol consumption in communities where ‘drinking’ is culturally entrenched and more. Watch now!

Paying the price: what are NCDs costing you?

29 Jun 2023
Paige Cowan-Hall
C3 is joined by Dr Devaki Nambiar, Program Director, Healthier Societies Strategy at the George Institute for Global Health India. Dr Nambiar shares findings from the 'Paying the Price' report*, that looked at out-of-pocket (OOP) spending for people living with NCDs. Watch on-demand.

Why can’t we cut salt: is it time to switch the world’s salt supply?

17 May 2023
Paige Cowan-Hall
When a slice of bread can contain as much salt as a packet of crisps what do we do? As part of World Salt Awareness Week C3 was joined by Professor Bruce Neal of The George Institute (TGI) and Mhairi Brown from Action on Salt UK, to talk reducing salt. Watch on demand.

Diet and NCDs: sex and gender considerations matter

21 Mar 2023
Paige Cowan-Hall
C3 was joined by Dr Briar McKenzie of the food policy division at The George Institute for Global Health. Dr Briar discussed the importance of considering sex and gender differences in public health research and when developing policy interventions. Briar shared key findings from her program of work based in Fiji. Watch on demand.

C3 joins WHO and Health Education England seminar ‘Working for Health 2030’

13 Mar 2023
Paige Cowan-Hall
WHO and Health Education England have partnered to deliver a leading programme to strengthen health workforce leadership. On March 13th 2023 C3 Founder Christine Hancock spoke at at the programme's first seminar, alongside other leaders in health from around the world, as part of the Working for Health 2030: Building Health Workforce Leadership.

Professor Srinath Reddy talks “NCDs: why do we know so much but do so little”

09 Dec 2022
Paige Cowan-Hall
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 have, to prevent and control NCDs. This requires a bidirectional relationship between knowledge and action. It requires multi-disciplinary collaboration and multi-stakeholder participation in the research process. Community engagement is pivotal. With NCDs being the leading cause of disability and death worldwide it begs the question with everything we know, why isn't more being done?

WHO joins C3 for LGCW – Dr Juana Willumsen: Physical activity: the benefits for cancer prevention

29 Nov 2022
Paige Cowan-Hall
Juana Willumsen is a technical officer of the World Health Organization in the Department for Health Promotion. Her current work focusses on policies to promote physical activity and developing the technical tools to support country implementation. She coordinated the development of the first WHO guidelines on physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep for children under 5 years of age, that were launched in April 2019 and the update of the guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behaviour for children, adults and older adults in 2020.

Our Cities: the drivers of global health

10 Nov 2022
Sarah Clarke
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. 

Oral Health: The Realities and Opportunities

05 Jul 2022
Sarah Clarke
Oral health care is still widely neglected, expensive, and information on oral care is still very hard to find. Advocate Stephen Ogweno asked critical questions and offered suggestions for opportunities for the medical community to improve oral health.

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.

Healthy Environments & Health Empowerment, lessons from the Caribbean

16 Dec 2021
Sarah Clarke
Small Island Developing States of the Eastern Caribbean have been called the most disaster prone countries of the world, and simultaneously have some of the highest disability and death from chronic diseases such as high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes. With the changing climate there has been emergence of new communicable diseases and re-emergence of others as well as an impact on food and nutrition security.

Postcards From The Edge: C3’s webinar on the lessons learned from Covid-19

16 Jun 2021
Hugo Mills
What have we learned from COVID-19? IBM, Land Rover, BP and Emirates executives weigh in during a C3 webinar. Discussions ranged from the way in which global airlines have suffered from world governments' lack of a unified approach on air travel safety standards, to understanding what is the 'acceptable' level of risk to keep manufacturing going, to companies mental health approaches, to the immense pressure that has been put on healthcare delivery systems globally.