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Public health, equity and interventions

Date: 25 March 2011 Time: 9:30am-4:00pm

Venue: Lecture Theatre 11, Management School

The workshop will raise a number of topics relevant to equity in public health interventions and policies. There will be a particular focus on issues relating to children and health, as part our work on the IDEFICS project on childhood obesity (www.idefics.eu). Speakers:

  • Maria Piacentini (Lancaster University) "TBC"

  • Sonia Tucci (University of Liverpool)"Fat bias: discrimination by association?"

  • Pauline Emmett (University of Bristol)"Inequalities in childhood diet - evidence from a longitudinal study"

  • Angus Dawson (Keele University)"Preference change and ethical obesity policy"

  • Søren Holm (University of Manchester)"State intervention and obesity - who should be targeted"

  • Jennie Popay (Lancaster University)"Challenges in Evaluating the Health Equity impact of area based Interventions - the case of The New Deal for Communities Regeneration initiative"

There is no charge for the workshop, but registration is required. If you would like to attend, please e-mail Stuart Nicholls (s.nicholls@lancaster.ac.uk) to register your interest.

Event website: http://www.appliedphil.org/details/event/1027001/SAP-sponsored-event-Public-health-equity-and-interventions.html


Who can attend: Anyone


Further information

Associated staff: Stuart Nicholls, Kristin Voigt, Garrath Williams

Organising departments and research centres: Centre for Bioethics and Medical Law, Politics, Philosophy and Religion PPR

Keywords: Applied Social Science, Children, Equity, Ethics, Ethics of humanity, Evaluation in service provision, Health, Health behaviour, Health care, Health inequalities, Health services research, Legal ethics, Medical and health-care law, Medical ethics, Medical law, Medical law and ethics, Medical sociology, Obesity, Parents, Psychosocial interventions, Psychotherapeutic interventions , Public health, Public policy, Qualitative methods, Qualitative research methods, Responsibility, Scientific and academic discourse, Self-determination, Social determinants of health


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