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Evaluating prevention – not just about the bottom line

28 July 2014

Economic analysis of prevention programs has traditionally focused on measuring the bottom line, but it doesn’t often capture all the benefits of prevention programs.

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Measuring how city design affects health

5 June 2014

In the annals of public health, few stories so clearly illustrate the link between city design and health as the tale of the Broad Street pump in 19th century London.

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Tackling complex problems requires a new type of thinking

22 May 2014

When Professor Ockie Bosch applied for a grant from the Gates Foundation, he had just two pages to make his case for systems thinking stand out among the thousands of applicants.

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Building an equitable system for healthy food

8 April 2014

If Sharon Friel needs proof that social and environmental factors determine a large part of what people eat, she only has to look at her own childhood in the east end of Glasgow.

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