Energy systems that protect climate and health
This paper puts forward policies that can help tackle the climate crisis while also improving human health, allowing national governments to address two important challenges at the same time.
These briefings look at the evidence on how current food, energy, transport and health systems are contributing to the climate crisis and impacting peoples’ health, and at how they can also be part of the solution.
Diet and food systems for health, climate and planet
This paper looks at how national governments can tackle multiple climatic, social, economic and health challenges by encouraging a major shift towards healthy and sustainable diets.
Young people’s engagement in climate change and health in Africa and Asia
This research explores how young people are engaged in action on climate change and health in six countries facing climate risks and public health challenges – Ethiopia, Kenya, Senegal, Bangladesh, Indonesia and Vietnam.
A rapid evidence assessment on the impact of antimicrobial resistance.
Language-based equity in African health science research
This report examines language as a barrier to health science research in Africa, and recommends practical solutions.
Strengthening health research systems in Africa: A regional analysis
This report explores the role of regional cooperation in improving health sciences research in Africa. It looks at what key technical, political and economic regional organisations are doing in this area, and the factors that help or hinder their efforts.
How should the EU prepare and respond to future cross border health threats?
This report sets out how the EU Health Emergency and Preparedness Response Authority (HERA) will can protect the health of EU citizens and respond to cross-border health threats.
Putting science to work: Understanding what works for workplace mental health
This report summarises what we’ve learned from Wellcome's first commission on promising approaches for addressing workplace mental health.
[Summary] This report summarises what we’ve learned from our first commission on promising approaches for addressing workplace mental health, and sets out why businesses and researchers need to work together.
Equitable access to health technologies: lessons from Covid-19
This report highlights the challenges to equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines, treatments and diagnostic tests, and suggests ways to address them.
[Summary] This report highlights the challenges to equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines, treatments and diagnostic tests, and suggests ways to address them.
[Summary] Grant funding data 2019 to 2020.
The contribution made by the technical workforce to research culture
This report explores the contribution of the technical workforce to teaching, innovation and culture in UK universities and research institutes, and how this workforce can be sustained and developed.
Wellcome Monitor 2020: How the British public engage with health research
This report presents the results from the fifth Wellcome Monitor, a study on public attitudes to and engagement with science and health research.
[Summary] This report presents the results from the fifth Wellcome Monitor, a study on public attitudes about and engagement with science and health research.
Strengthening national health research systems in Africa
This report looks at how national health research system capacity in Africa can be improved, drawing on lessons and insights from across the continent.
An inquiry into involving young people in health research: executive summary
This study explores the role, benefits and potential of young people’s involvement in health research, with a focus on mental health, infectious diseases and global heating.
A rapid evidence review of young people's involvement in health research
Findings from a rapid evidence review of 187 academic papers on young people's involvement in health research.
Stakeholder consultation on involving young people in health research
Recommendations on how to strengthen young people's involvement in health research from 146 stakeholders across 18 countries.