Cambridge Institute of Public Health
The Cambridge Institute of Public Health (CIPH) is a partnership of researchers and agencies working to improve public health, founded by the University of Cambridge, the NHS and the Medical Research Council.
|Address:||Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge|
|Membership type:||Cambridge University Department|
The Institute helps improve public health by:
- Training the next generation of public health clinicians and researchers
- Identifying and evaluating new possibilities for preventing and tackling diseases
- Monitoring current ways of helping prevent and treat diseases in populations, here and overseas
The University of Cambridge has received £7.9 million from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to fund Blood and Transplant Research Units. Each Unit is a partnership between University researchers and NHS Blood and Transplant and will begin in October 2015.
17 November 2014Read in full
Study finds that the current level of evidence does not support guidelines restricting saturated fatty acid consumption to reduce coronary risk nor does it support high consumption of polyunsaturated fats – such as omega 3 or omega 6 – to reduce coronary heart disease
18 March 2014Read in full
Restricting displays – which increase sales of displayed drinks by up to 46% for alcohol and by 52% for carbonated drinks - could curb consumption without affecting price or availability.
17 March 2014Read in full
A paper published in last week's Lancet draws attention to the plight of Greece’s most vulnerable groups who are faced with cuts in the healthcare services they need urgently. Lead author Alexander Kentikelenis describes the situation as a “public health tragedy”.
25 February 2014Read in full