NEW RESEARCH PARTNERSHIP FOR ISF – “SCARU”
ISF is delighted to announce a new three-way research partnership with the Self Care Forum and with Imperial College London’s Department of Primary & Public Health. Activity at the newly established Self-Care Academic and Research Unit (SCARU) will focus primarily on producing research evidence to advance understanding of self-care and recommendations for the consideration of policy makers.
Imperial College, London University is one of the top five universities in the UK. The Department of Primary Care and Public Health is the leading department in this speciality in Europe and is a WHO Collaborating Centre for Public Health Education & Training. Imperial College aims to establish SCARU as a leading academic base for self-care in England, focused on the contributions that individuals, networks and communities can make in helping people to prevent disease, improve their wellbeing and manage their condition.
Along with the promotion of self-care worldwide, ISF has the strategic objective of contributing to and supporting the development of the research evidence for self-care. For further details of ISF’s other research collaborations please click here.