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Cambridge Global Challenges


Now in its fourth year, the annual CIPH conference and lecture series presents an opportunity for public health researchers, policymakers and professionals to come together, discover and discuss the latest public health research breakthroughs at Cambridge.

The Cambridge Institute of Public Health (CIPH) annual conference will explore how researchers at the CIPH are working together to tackle major health challenges facing our population today and over the coming decades. Such challenges include those identified in the report, Improving the health of the public by 2040, which was produced in collaboration with CIPH researchers, as well as the following topics:

  • Ageing population with multiple morbidities, including:Resource Depletion and inequalities
    • Cancer
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Diabetes
    • Dementia
  • Rise in Obesity
  • Resistant Infectious Diseases
  • Methodology and standardization

Leading researchers and health professionals from across the CIPH will highlight some of the trailblazing public health work that is currently being carried out to improve the health of the public, with leading external speakers providing additional context and chairing the sessions.

Please register here.

Tuesday, 14 November, 2017 - 09:30 to 18:30
Event location: 
Sainsbury Laboratory, Cambridge
Cambridge Global Challenges is a Strategic Research Initiative of the University of Cambridge that aims to enhance the contribution of its research towards addressing global challenges and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

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