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Obesity and unemployment – what’s the link?

ASPIRE final event: obesity and unemployment- what’s the link? ASPIRE combines health, wellbeing and up-skilling opportunities in one holistic programme. On Thursday 2nd March 2023 join us in Lille for a day of networking, interactive sessions with ASPIRE partners and project participants, and hearing from guest speakers. The event: The morning will be dedicated to...

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Start: Thursday 2nd March 2023 09:00 CET

Location: Institut Lillois d'Ingénierie de la Santé 42 Rue Ambroise Paré 59120 Loos France

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

09 Dec 2022
Paige Cowan-Hall
“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 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...
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WHO joins C3 for LGCW – Dr Juana Willumsen: “Physical activity: the benefits for cancer prevention

29 Nov 2022
Paige Cowan-Hall
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 the World Health Organization (WHO) 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...
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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.