Improving global public health

As the world and its economies become increasingly globalized, including extensive international travel and commerce, it is necessary to think about health in a global context.

Our research addresses global health issues with our high profile, high-quality, commissioned research.

Improvements in worldwide health and prevention of disease help with economic growth and political stability.

The University of Bedfordshire's research has directly improved health education, treatment options, technological advances and government policy related to healthcare in the UK and abroad.Gurch Randhawa

Professor Randhawa and his colleagues in the Institute of Health Research have produced the first authoritative text on ‘Public issues in organ donation and transplantation’.

The book was commissioned by a European Union funded project on organ donation and was written for transplant policy makers and government bodies.

Dong Pang’s research focused on the prevalence of lower back pain and associated occupational factors in Chinese coal miners.

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You should have a good honours degree (2:1 or above) or masters degree or equivalent in the relevant subject area.

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