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Strategies to prevent Adverse Childhood Experiences are vital, says new handbook for professionals.

A team of researchers from Public Health Wales have developed a handbook to guide professionals and organisations on how to implement work to prevent Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). 

MMR vaccination urged as measles outbreak declared in Cardiff

Public Health Wales is urging parents to ensure their children are up to date with the MMR vaccine as it investigates an outbreak of measles in young children in Cardiff.

Report outlines continuing increases in oral cancer rates in Wales

The incidence rate for mouth cancer in Wales is increasing year on year since 2002, a new report has outlined. 

Participants invited to take part in leisure activity survey

People aged over 18 and living in Wales are being invited to take part in a survey examining leisure activity habits.  

Refreshed International Health Strategy to assist building a fairer, healthier Wales

Public Health Wales has updated its 2017 International Health Strategy to better reflect the significant changes in the global landscape.

Report finds Public Health Wales guidance has contributed to raising the profile of fair work public sector partners

Public Health Wales has found that public sector partners are increasing their efforts to improve health and well-being through access to fair work. 

Public Health Wales' Research and Evaluation division to develop culture of research as part of new strategy

Public Health Wales’ Research and Evaluation division will work across the organisation to develop a culture of research.

Supervised toothbrushing in nurseries and schools seeing encouraging recovery post-pandemic

The number of children participating in supervised toothbrushing at nursery and school has recovered following the Covid-19 pandemic.  

Report calls for targeted vaccine resources to address hesitancy and misinformation

A recent study conducted by Public Health Wales shows that young people, parents of children under 18, those receiving Universal Credit and people who identify as transgender are more likely to be exposed to vaccine misinformation online.

Social media regularly used by 48% of primary age children in Wales, report shows

Nearly half (48%) of Welsh children aged seven to 11 are regularly using social media, according to a survey led by academics at Cardiff University.