E-cigarettes have become, without doubt, one of the public health issues du jour. Many countries and states have been quick to prohibit them, while others continue to debate the issue. The debate ostensibly revolves around… Read More »E-cigarettes and the role of science in public health policy
Public health technologies; public goods and public health; policies toward health and safety at work; health education; financing public health; public health and public behavior; interplay between public health and health care services; inter- play between public health and other sectors; economics of public health policy.
Healthcare institutions are large, complex systems and evaluating the effects of policies or structural interventions within these systems is challenging. In many cases it is not possible to directly measure the effect of the intervention… Read More »What’s wrong with a simple model?
Thrive: The Power of Evidence-Based Psychological Therapies Hardcover, 384 pages, ISBN: 9781846146053, published 3 July 2014 Amazon / Google Books / Allen Lane Mental illness reduces national income by about 4%, and yet we only spend… Read More »Review: Thrive (Richard Layard, David Clark)