The Glasgow Centre for Population Health

The centre is a research and development centre working across research, policy, implementation and community life to shape a healthier future for Scotland.  It has a particular focus on improving health in Glasgow and has three aims:

  • To develop a better understanding of health in Glasgow
  • To evaluate the health impacts of local strategies
  • To lead to new ways of enhancing population health in the 21st  century. 

The centre produces community health and wellbeing profiles for Glasgow which are designed to:

  • Provide organisations and communities with up-to-date and locally-relevant public health intelligence 
  • Highlight health and social inequalities 
  • Show trends in key indicators 
  • Provide local information for targeting resources and setting priorities
  • Develop knowledge of the complex nature of health and its determinants.

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