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News Archive for July 2011

SPHSU Unit involved in award winning project

Jul 20, 2011

Last week, the SPL Trust's Football Fans in Training project won a European Professional Football League (EPFL) Best Practice Award in the Social Responsibility category.

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Inadequate housing causes more than 100 000 annual deaths in Europe

Jul 4, 2011

SPHSU Researcher Dr Hilary Thomson contributed a chapter to a new World Health Organasation (WHO) report on the health effects of inadequate housing. Inadequate housing accounts for over 100 000 deaths per year in the WHO European Region and causes or contributes to many preventable diseases and injuries, including respiratory, nervous system and cardiovascular diseases and cancer. This is the main conclusion of a report, Environmental burden of disease associated with inadequate housing, released by WHO/Europe.

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