2018 Events

HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis in the era of effective treatments - towards elimination by 2030, and, Factors associated with co-morbidities in HIV or HIV/HCV co-infected patients - recent results from cohort studies/collaborations

Dr Linda Wittkop presented a two-part talk providing an overview of the HIV/AIDs and viral hepatitis epidemics followed by findings from her recent research in Nov 2018. 

Linda is Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Bordeaux School of Public Health (ISPED), University of Bordeaux and a Hospital Practitioner at the clinical trial unit of the University Hospital Bordeaux (USMR). She is head of the team ‘Multimorbidity and Public Health of patients with HIV or Hepatitis’ at the Inserm Research Center Bordeaux Population Health (U1219) and head of the infectious disease and vaccine clinical trial unit (CMG-EC) of Inserm-ANRS.

Nutrition and oral health in the first five years of life – an overview of young children’s diets and the role that grandparent care providers play

Lauren Carpenter, Research Fellow and PhD student with the Jack Brockhoff Child Health and Wellbeing Program, School of Population and Global Health at the University of Melbourne in Australia visited the Centre for Public Health in Bristol in September 2018 and gave a seminar on Nutrition and oral health in the first five years of life – an overview of young children’s diets and the role that grandparent care providers play. 

Talk at Karolinska Institute by Professor Rona Campbell

Professor Rona Campbell was invited to give a lecture at the Karolinska Institutet's Doctoral school in health care sciences in Stockholm, Sweden on 'Complex interventions and how to disseminate them'. Rona discussed challenges and opportunities to develop, evaluate and disseminate complex interventions.

South West Healthy Schools Conference (PDF, 362kB)

27th June 2018, Somerset Cricket Club 

This free conference provided school leaders, governors and teachers, particularly those responsible for PSHE, RSE, safeguarding, mental health and promoting health and wellbeing, with up to date information about new government policy including the Mental Health Green Paper and statutory Relationship and Sex Education. 

It also provided up to date information on the impact of significant health trends on children and the relationship with academic attainment as well as providing the opportunity to learn about the most high impact approaches and how other schools are approaching these issues. 

South West Public Health Conference 2018

Tuesday 13th March 2018

Mercure Bristol Holland House Hotel and Spa, Redcliff Hill, Bristol, BS1 6SQ

The Scientific Conference offers a unique opportunity to showcase both service and university based public health research and evaluation from across the South West. The programme was an exciting mix of plenary presentations, parallel sessions and electronic poster presentations. The event promoted debate and new learning across the full range of public health disciplines in the South West.

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