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Bradford Hill Seminar – What are the Policy Levers for Impact on Health and Sustainability?

Wed 22 November 2023

Department of Public Health & Primary Care

All are invited to the hybrid Bradford Hill Seminar 'What are the Policy Levers for Impact on Health and Sustainability?' with Professor Jeremy A. Lauer of the University of Strathclyde.

About this talk
Health taxes, which build on some of the oldest taxation measures in human society, open horizons in fiscal policy that are only starting to be identified and explored. In particular, health taxes facilitate the convergence of two of our most pressing unfinished agendas: SDG3 (“Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages”, including target 3.8, Universal Health Coverage) and SDG13 (“Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts”). In this talk, I will present reflections on the structure inherent in these two Sustainable Development Goals, and in current approaches to achieving them, and infer a set of desirable criteria for innovative policy agendas. An emerging discussion termed “planetary health” serves as an example.

Enquiries and booking

Booking is recommended for this event.

Please note this will be a free hybrid seminar, with the option to attend in-person (Large Seminar Room, East Forvie Building, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 0SR) or virtually (via Zoom).

No registration is required to attend in person.

After registering to attend online, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.



Live Stream In person

All times

Wed 22 November 2023 1:00PM - 2:00PM


Address: Department of Public Health & Primary Care
Large Seminar Room
East Forvie Site
Robinson Way
Telephone: +44 1223 741380
Fax: +44 1223 741339