About Us

Public Health Institute

Public Health Institute at Liverpool John Moores University is a WHO Collaborating Centre for Violence Prevention and works with the World Health Organization to support and develop violence prevention in the UK and internationally. Within the Public Health Institute, we conduct original research, systematic literature reviews, and maintain intelligence systems for measuring and monitoring violence.

In addition to violence prevention, the Public Health Institute has a broad research, intelligence and teaching portfolio that specialises also in alcohol and drug use, sexual health, environmental health and public health intelligence. For further information, visit www.ljmu.ac.uk/phi

World Health Organization (WHO)

The World Health Organization is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

CDC is the the primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting public health activities in the United States. CDC’s focus is not only on scientific excellence but also on the essential spirit that is CDC – to protect the health of all people. CDC keeps humanity at the forefront of its mission to ensure health protection through promotion, prevention, and preparedness.