Searching with a thematic focus on Health, Non-Communicable Diseases in United Kingdom
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- DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2007Asbestos diseases are closely associated with cancer and death. They are therefore widely recognised for their insidious, fearsome and tainted nature.DocumentDepartment of Health, UK, 2007This 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.DocumentChild Accident Prevention Trust, UK, 2004This 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.DocumentChild Accident Prevention Trust, UK, 2002This 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.