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

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…

Public Health Film showing and debate at FPH conference 2014 featured in the BMJ

A public health film showing and debate organised at the Faculty of Public Health’s annual conference in Manchester this year is published in the BMJ. The films, which included a world premiere of a clip from the documentary Hot Girls Wanted, highlight the role of the internet and media in normalising pornography and facilitating the exploitation of girls and…

Akshay Khanna and Salla Sariola in conversation after Dallas Buyers Club

The Public Health Film Festival kicked off this year with the Academy Awarding winning film Dallas Buyers Club, followed by reflections on the film by Akshay Khanna, a human rights lawyer and queer activist along with Salla Sariola, a researcher from the Global Health Bioethics Network. They touched upon the ideas of queer identity in the film and its…