The British Heart Foundation Centre on Population Approaches for Non-Communicable Disease Prevention carries out research that influences public health policy and practice, which relates to population approaches for the prevention of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) i.e. cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, cancer and lung diseases.
A health impact assessment of the UK soft drinks industry levy: a comparative risk assessment modelling study
Briggs ADM. et al, (2016), The Lancet Public Health
Use of new guidance to profile 'equivalent minutes' of aerobic physical activity for adults in England reveals gender, geographical, and socio-economic inequalities in meeting public health guidance: A cross-sectional study.
Roberts D. et al, (2016), Prev Med Rep, 4, 50 - 60
Non-communicable disease funding
Allen L., (2016), The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology
Are perceptions of the environment in the workplace ‘neighbourhood’ associated with commuter walking?
Adams EJ. et al, (2016), Journal of Transport and Health, 3, 479 - 484
Founded in 1993
WHO Collaborating Centre
Over 20 staff and students
5 areas of research