Happy New Year

Happy New Year to you all and to inspire those of you involved in housing and health as we enter 2017 you may like to check out the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) http://www.ahuri.edu.au/ website for some further-afield open access resources.

Making EH visible: mapping food safety in Nairobi’s informal settlements

Mapping has long played a vital role in the on-going struggles to improve environmental health worldwide. The early mapping work of pioneering cholera epidemiologist Dr John Snow continues to inform investigations into the disease in countries like Haiti to this day. But for many mapping, like so many EH interventions, continues to be something you … Continue reading Making EH visible: mapping food safety in Nairobi’s informal settlements

Canada and environmental health

We are delighted to hear again from Karen Rideout, PhD, Environmental Health Policy Analyst at Canada's BC Centre for Disease Control & National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health. She would like to share these resources they've recently posted online. Karen says: There is a BCCDC report about policy levers that can support the integration of … Continue reading Canada and environmental health

The voice of a housing EHP…

Our apologies for being so quiet recently, this will change soon (my PhD is nearly ready to submit, hurrah!!!) but in the meantime the Guardian newspaper has just published some powerful reflections of a housing EHP via http://tinyurl.com/h7wf5xv I'm constantly amazed why EHPs (unlike junior doctors, lawyers etc), particularly those in local government, aren't more angry … Continue reading The voice of a housing EHP…