Tag Archives: public health

Achieving universal salt iodisation in the Philippines through health policy and promotion

by Julius Alejandre (Bangor University) Micronutrient deficiency has been a major public health concern especially in developing countries. This form of malnutrition does not just affect individuals and population groups, but also, a country as a whole – specifically in terms of human productivity and contribution to economic development. Deficiency in micronutrient has been attributed to a spectrum of clinical

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Faculty Spotlight: Denis Bard

What position do you hold within the faculty? I’m a EHESP professor of Epidemiology. How did you get involved in your current work? Quite a long story! I started my professional career as a general practitioner. My tremendous experiences as a Médecin sans Frontières opened my mind to public health. So I underwent additional training in public health, including epidemiology

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Farm to Plate in 20sec – technological Revolution of Urban Farming

Sherry Lee A few days ago I came across an interesting article on Linkedin, “Microsoft’s Ingredient Revolution is Feeding its Employees Using High-Tech Vertical Farming”, featuring an interview of Mark and Jessica of the Microsoft Global Dining Services and Urban Farming. You have read it correct; this is Microsoft that markets in information technology. How did they become local farming

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We’re moving!!

An update on all news relating to EHESP, the MPH course, the students and general public health news. EHESP’s Paris site will be relocating from Broussais hospital in the 14e arrondissement to la Maison de Science des Hommes (MSH) which is located in Aubervilliers, Greater Paris. The Space looks great and the students are anxiously awaiting their first week of

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Changement climatique et santé : impacts et enjeux.

Par Justine Le Lez   En septembre 2015, l’assemblée de Nations Unies a voté les Objectifs de développement durable (SDGs en anglais). Le 13ème objectif concerne le climat : « Prendre des mesures urgentes afin de combattre le changement climatique et ses impacts » (UN, 2015). Un de ces impacts concerne la santé. Selon un rapport du journal The Lancet publié en juin

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Networking: Interview with ParisWHO Director General

By Dorothy NAKIWALA The most anticipated function of the year for EHESP is now a week away! The Paris World Health Organization Simulation (ParisWHO) under the Theme: Health and Innovation; Challenging Health Inequalities and Creating Sustainable Development, will finally take place on the 25th to 27th September. For the past 7 months or so, the PARISWHO team has been up and down,

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