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Population Health

Choose between food and fuel Event

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Time:
14:30 - 16:30
Date:
28 May 2014
Venue:
Age UK, Tavis House, 1-6 Tavistock Square, London wc1h 9na

For more information regarding this event, please email Frances Clarke at fmc@soton.ac.uk .

Event details

Examining poverty among older people in the UK

Join us to debate the on-going issue of food and fuel poverty among older people in the UK, with a view to contributing to the policy relevant debate on the choice faced by vulnerable older persons between heating their homes and eating regular and nutritious meals. This event is a joint collaboration between the University of Southampton's Public Policy Network, the Centre for Research on Ageing, the ESRC Centre for Population Change, the USRG on Ageing and Lifelong Health, the USRG on Population Health and the Biomedical Research Centre in Nutrition and Lifestyle.

Speakers including:

  • Mervyn Kohler, Special Advisor to Age UK and member of the Fuel Poverty Advisory Group
  • Angela Mawle, Convenor, Health Housing & Fuel Poverty Forum
  • Dr Aravinda Meera Guntupalli, Centre for Research on Ageing, University of Southampton
  • Dr Athina Vlachantoni, Centre for Research on Ageing, University of Southampton

Please register at: http://blog.soton.ac.uk/publicpolicy/food-and-fuel-poverty

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