Public Health Film Society


8th June 2016 – Spotlight on Sugar

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  Sugar consumption has more than tripled worldwide in the past 50 years, contributing to an elevated burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as obesity, type 2 diabetes and certain forms of cancer. Mexico has been at the forefront of the obesity epidemic and borne the crippling burden of sugar related chronic NCDs. It has…

That Sugar Film – screening on 4th March


The Public Health Film Society and The Oxford Global Health Group present: SPOTLIGHT ON SUGAR LOCATION: Lecture theatre, Green Templeton College (   DATE: 4th March TIME:  6.45 – 9.15 pm, doors open at 6.30   The event will begin with a short introduction from Prof Mike Rayner, followed by a screening of “That Sugar Film”. Finally, there…

PHFS activities in Feb/March 2016

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We have a number of events organised or the coming two months.   All welcome   10th February, 5-7 pm – Meet and greet in the large meeting room at Oxford Hub above the Turl Street Kitchen café. Come along, grab some snacks and say hi. We will also be screening ‘The Mask’.   15th February,…

Health films at the Oscars 2015


Last week saw the annual parade of extravagance at the Academy Awards. Some criticism has been levelled at the Oscars for not reflecting the choices of the average cinema goer, with big-budget films under represented. However, at its heart, the Academy Awards are there to acknowledge more than the cost of making a film or…

President of the Faculty of Public Health and the Shadow Public Health Minister to speak at PHFS event in Liverpool in the new year

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On January 10th 2015, Professor John Ashton, President of the Faculty of Public Health and Luciana Berger MP, Shadow Public Health Minister will be joined at the Bluecoat in Liverpool by architects, planners and film-makers to discuss one of the most topical subjects in next year’s general election, the critical shortage of housing in the…