CHERKe (Centre for Health Equity Research and Knowledge Exchange) aims to contribute to the reduction of health inequalities regionally, nationally and internationally by:
Our research and knowledge exchange activities are structured around the following themes:
We undertake both basic and applied research and have specialist expertise in the systematic review of diverse evidences including qualitative research. Our current research includes collaborations with academics across the UK and in Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Spain, Brazil, South Africa, Canada and Australia. We are working with WHO EURO on action to address social exclusion, vulnerability and disadvantage in the EURO region and have major grants for applied public health research from the UK Department of Health, the Medical Research Council and the National Institute for Health Research.
Centre for Health Equity Research and Knowledge Exchange (CHERKe)