Category Archives: public health

Injury Prevention – cast your vote for a paper #PHTwitJC 27

The next #PHtwitJC is on Wednesday the 31st July at 8.00pm (BST). All contributions are welcome – and this time @duncautumnstore will be a guest presenter. The topic for the journal club is injury prevention. Injuries are often grouped into … Continue reading

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Time To Change stigma and discrimination: evaluation results

Mental health is an important public health topic. Mental health problems constitute a large proportion of the worldwide burden of disease; therefore establishing services for prevention and treatment according to need are priority areas for public health. It is increasingly … Continue reading

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#PHTwitJC 25: Does alcohol price affect drinking behaviour?

On Thursday 23rd May at 8pm #PHTwitJC will be discussing this paper: A C Wagenaar et al (2009) Effects of beverage alcohol price and tax levels on drinking: a meta-analysis of 1003 estimates from 112 studies, Addiction, 104, 179–190 PDF … Continue reading

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#PHTwitJC 25: Cast your votes!

Public health is everywhere. Whenever I read the paper, turn on the news, there is always something health-related to be debated and discussed.  And this is one of the many reasons why I enjoy working in public health – theres … Continue reading

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Poll for #PHTwitJC January Journal Club is Open

Happy New Year!! #PHTwitJC will be taking place at 8pm (GMT) on Wednesday 30th January Apologies for the delay in getting this month’s journal club off the ground – December and January have been extremely busy months… but we are … Continue reading

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#PHTwitJC 19: New Roads and Human Health

On Tuesday 23 October at 8.00 pm BST (UK time) we will be discussing this paper: M Egan, M Petticrew, D Ogilvie and V Hamilton (2003) New Roads and Human Health: A Systematic Review, American Journal of Public Health, September … Continue reading

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Vote for your preferred Smoking themed journal paper

Smoking kills more than 5 million people per year.  Yet ironically, it is the single most preventable cause of death!  Smoking and tobacco control present an on-going challenge in the world of public health. The great news is that more … Continue reading

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