Films

    Films: Surprise attack (1951) and MMR: What parents want to know (2001)

    Films: Surprise attack (1951) and MMR: What parents want to…

    September 7, 2017 ingrid
    How are the benefits of immunisation communicated to the public? How are fears about the safety of vaccine allayed? Surprise attack (1951) tells the story of a young girl marked for life by a bout of smallpox, while MMR: what parents want to know (2001) attempts to address the controve…
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    September 7, 2017Films: Surprise attack (1951) and MMR: What parents want to…
    Film - Research in the Rhondda (1969)

    Film – Research in the Rhondda (1969)

    September 7, 2017 ingrid
    What is it like to be a research subject in an epidemiological survey? How do epidemiologists keep participants engaged in longitudinal research and avoid loss-to-follow-up? This film explores some of the human stories behind epidemiological research, using Archie Cochrane’s famous sur…
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    September 7, 2017Film – Research in the Rhondda (1969)
    Film: The Centre (1948)

    Film: The Centre (1948)

    September 6, 2017 ingrid
    How was health and wellbeing promoted before the NHS, and what implications might it have for today? This film from 1948, made by noted documentarist Paul Rotha, will explore some of these issues. The 'Peckham Experiment' in South East London ran from 1930 to 1950, aiming to create 'po…
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    September 6, 2017Film: The Centre (1948)
    New CHiPH Film Showing: "I go when I go, don't I?": health promotion on film in the long 1980s

    New CHiPH Film Showing: “I go when I go, don’t I?”: health p…

    November 8, 2016 suzanne
    The late 1970s and 1980s were a key period for health promotion in Britain. Public mass-media campaigns on major health challenges such as heart disease, as well as the burgeoning AIDS crisis, meant that health promotion had never been more visible. Messages focused on individual behav…
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    November 8, 2016New CHiPH Film Showing: “I go when I go, don’t I?”: health p…
    Smoking

    Smoking

    December 18, 2015 sharene
    A selection of public health films on smoking: ‘Dying for a smoke’ (1967) Cartoon on smoking and health. A villain called ‘Old Nick O’Teen’ lures children, such as 14 year old Sam into the cigarette habit. But visions of the future, and advice from a doctor convince Sam to give up smok…
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    December 18, 2015Smoking

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