LiLaC Blog

Extreme Weather: Can community action help in reducing health impacts?

Extreme Weather: Can community action help in reducing health impacts?

Professor Gordon Walker is Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Science and Technology at Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University.  In this blog post, he discusses his research into extreme weather events and how effective community-led actions can be in preventing and reducing public health burdens in such events.

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A Hard Day’s Night: The Politics of Promoting Equity and Health.

A Hard Day’s Night: The Politics of Promoting Equity and Health.

Margaret Whitehead has spent the last 40 years attempting to tackle inequalities in health, over 20 of those years in the renowned public health city of Liverpool. It’s been a long and winding road. With tales of the unexpected, she reflects on the politics that have helped or hindered progress towards equity and health.

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PHIRST Blog. Tim Wilson, Public Advisor for PHIRST @ LiLaC.

PHIRST Blog. Tim Wilson, Public Advisor for PHIRST @ LiLaC.

In the first of a series of blogs, Tim Wilson a Public Advisor for PHIRST LiLaC talks about his experiences of being involved in the development of the funding application for PHIRST LiLaC and about his involvement in two evaluations currently being carried out by the team.

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No resilience without solidarity

No resilience without solidarity

In this latest blog from LiLaC, Harris Kaloudis makes the case for ‘systems’ resilience over ‘community resilience’ in tackling upstream determinants of health inequalities.

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