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UKHSA: International Health Regulations (IHR) Strengthening Project

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The UKHSA International Health Regulations (IHR) Strengthening Project is a UKAid funded project, to improve global health security through increased compliance with the WHO IHR (2005). The project works across Africa and Asia, to build technical capability of National Public Health …

Natives by Akala - A must-read for Black History Month 2021

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If you want to explore the idea of meritocracy and engage with a provocative discussion on the success of the British Empire, you will certainly discover some novel insights from Akala’s debut book Natives. Akala is a well-known figure in …

Why is an environmental data dashboard like a wheeled suitcase?

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Anyone working in environmental science knows that understanding how the environment is faring, and how this has changed over time, is hugely complicated. Everything is interconnected; a change in one part of an ecosystem can have knock-on impacts elsewhere. Defining …

World Mental Health Day 2021: Mental Health in an Unequal World

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Each year October 10th marks World Mental Health Day and this year’s theme is Mental Health in an unequal world. Emily Cramphorn, a final year Science and Engineering Fast Streamer, talks about her experience of mental illness and what this …

You can make a difference by supporting those around you

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You can make a difference by supporting those around you In this anonymous blog, a colleague discusses their experience supporting a family member to raise awareness for World Suicide Prevention Day on Friday, 10 September. Life can be difficult for …