11 April 2022

New animations highlight crucial work to address health inequalities in Wales  

Part of a global initiative, led jointly by the World Health Organization, Welsh Government and Public Health Wales, the Welsh Health Equity Status Report initiative (WHESRi) places Wales at the forefront of prioritising health equity in order to ensure everyone has an equal opportunity to be healthy, and in the response to, and effective recovery […]

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11 February 2022

This report reviews the international evidence from the International Horizon Scanning and Learning reports on the direct and indirect impact of COVID-19 increasing the health gap. It focuses on inequalities and vulnerable groups to better understand and address the unequal distribution of indirect impacts resulting from the pandemic.

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented challenges for populations, health systems and governments worldwide which have resulted in lasting economic, social and health impacts. Health inequities have been exacerbated, with certain population groups disproportionately affected by levels of infection, hospitalisation and deaths from COVID-19. Furthermore, some groups have also experienced unequal indirect impacts resulting from […]

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16 December 2021

New report finds that tackling inequality could save hospitals in Wales £322 million every year

A new report published by the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Investment for Health and Well-being, at Public Health Wales, has found that tackling inequality could save hospitals in Wales £322 million every year. This is the equivalent of a brand new NHS hospital, or the yearly salaries of nearly 10,000 extra nurses every […]

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4 November 2021

Global Citizenship

The International Health Coordinating Centre (IHCC), WHO Collaborating Centre on Investment for Health and Well-being, Public Health Wales has launched the first Global Citizenship e-Learning resource for the NHS. This free online learning platform is aimed at health professionals, and all in the NHS in Wales, who are interested in learning more about Global Citizenship […]

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16 July 2021

Welcome to the new International Health website

The Public Health Wales International Health Team website launches today! Welcome to the new International Health Team website, hope you find the new site and our reports useful. The International Health Team is part of the Public Health Wales WHO Collaborating Centre (WHO CC). For information on the WHO CC please see their new website […]

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22 January 2021

COVID-19 International Horizon Scanning and Learning

– COVID-19 transmission in hospital settings
– COVID-19 impact on physical activity
– COVID-19 and food poverty
– COVID-19 impact on rural areas

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3 March 2020

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Global Health’s Latest Report

The UK as a global centre for health and health science – a go-to place for all aspects of health The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Global Health’s latest report, titled ‘The UK as a global centre for health and health science – a go-to place for all aspects of health globally’ is now available to […]

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5 November 2019

Inherit Policy Briefs Launched

Policy guidance for healthier, more equitable and environmentally sustainable societies: time to shift into high gear. Brussels, 4 November 2019 — The problems are clear: chronic diseases are increasing, the environment and climate are under threat, and inequalities are on the rise, with disadvantaged populations likely to suffer most from ill-health and the negative effects of […]

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21 October 2019

2019 BMA Information Fund now open

The BMA Information Fund is now open for applications. The fund provides health information and educational materials to health-focused organisations in low-income countries. The BMA work in partnership with Health Books International to provide resources that are tailored to the specific education and training needs of health workers operating in low-resource settings. Have a look […]

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21 October 2019

The Charter for International Health Partnerships in Wales Toolkit

Launched in 2014 the International Health Coordination Centre (IHCC) developed the Charter for International Health Partnerships in Wales (the Charter). The Charter sets out common values and principles for international work across the NHS based on the four foundations of successful partnerships: 1.            Organisational Responsibilities, 2.            Reciprocal Partnership Working 3.            Good Practice 4.            Sound Governance […]

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