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October 2022

Wolfson College Seminar – The Continuing Rise of Non-Communicable Diseases as a Major Challenge to Global Health and Development

October 7 @ 5:45 pm - 7:15 pm
Lee Hall, Wolfson College, University of Cambridge, Barton Road, Cambridge, CB3 9BB, Wolfson College
Cambridge, CB3 9BB
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In this seminar, Professor Ala Alwan will describe how the rise of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) impacts on global health and development. Based on his extensive experience as an international public health leader at WHO, he will discuss the global journey to addressing NCDs and the lessons learned. He will discuss barriers to progress and potential ways forward. He will engage in a facilitated discussion with a panel of students and fellows from the College and with the audience to discuss…

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Food for Thought Panel Talk – The Government’s Healthy Eating Strategy: Can we afford to scrap it?

October 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online United Kingdom
Free

What harm does junk food really do us? Do we need legislation to control its consumption? All are invited to join a panel discussion organised by Cambridge Global Food Security and Cambridge Public Health, Interdisciplinary Research Centres at the University of Cambridge. A distinguished panel of experts on public health and government policy, behaviour change and the genetics of obesity will unpack the issues, discuss possible solutions and answer your questions. More information and free registration (required): https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-governments-healthy-eating-strategy-can-we-afford-to-scrap-it-tickets-425663269297 Chair Professor Carol Brayne, Director…

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