Searching with a thematic focus on Health, Non-Communicable Diseases in United Kingdom

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  • Document

    'I've got the dust as well' : asbestos disease, litigation and laggers

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2007
    Asbestos diseases are closely associated with cancer and death. They are therefore widely recognised for their insidious, fearsome and tainted nature.
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    Health is global: proposals for a UK government-wide strategy

    Department of Health, UK, 2007
    This report by the United Kingdom (UK) Department of Health provides the rationale for a UK global health strategy. It outlines the need for an international approach in order to protect the health of the UK population, reduce global poverty and harness the opportunities of globalisation. The report provides an overview of the current state of the world’s health.
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    Children and accidents factsheet

    Child Accident Prevention Trust, UK, 2004
    This fact sheet, published by the Child Accident Prevention Trust, UK, provides brief information about the causes of child accidents and how they can be prevented. Accidents are the main cause of death for children and young people in the UK, and are also a major cause of long-term disability and ill health. Boys are approximately twice as likely as girls to have accidents.
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    Taking chances: the lifestyles and leisure risk of young people

    Child Accident Prevention Trust, UK, 2002
    This report, published by the Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT), UK, describes the results of a two-year study examining how young people aged 11-14 are exposed to the risk of unintentional injury during their leisure time. It finds that over 60 per cent of young people asked said that they had been injured or had an accident at least once in the previous four weeks.