During Global Public Health Week (GPHW), the WFPHA brings together institutions, communities, and public health actors from around the world to recognize the contributions of public health and its workforce. This annual event engenders discussion on the best practices and missing gaps fundamental to disease prevention and the promotion of health and wellbeing.


Global Public Health Week commences on April 4th 2022, with the theme “Public Health Matters: Building the New Future”. It will be a hybrid event, combining face to face and digital gatherings worldwide.


In addition to the week’s theme, each day will focus on a specific theme and on April 7th the Global Law Enforcement and Public Health Association together with the Thames Valley Violence Reduction Unit will host a Panel Discussion and Roundtable on violence prevention:  


Theme: Strengthening Public Health Associations and Communities

Date and Time: 07 April 2022 | 15:00 – 16:00 (CEST) | 2.00pm – 3.00pm (London Time)

Event Description: Whole systems approaches to preventing violence – experience from the Global Law Enforcement and Public Health Association and the Thames Valley Violence Reduction Unit. Policy, practice, and research.

Event Type: Panel Discussion and Roundtable

Event Format: Virtual

Language(s): English

How to Attend Virtually: Zoom Meeting Details

Time: Thursday, April 7, 2022 3:00 PM – 15:00 CEST (2:00 PM London)

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Meeting ID: 859 0818 4825

Passcode: 815149



  1. Stan Gilmour – Director, Thames Valley Violence Reduction Unit and Senior Research Fellow, University of Exeter.
  2. Prof. Huw Williams – University of Exeter, Professor of Clinical Neuropsychology and Co-Director of the Centre for Clinical Neuropsychology Research.
  3. Dr Tim Lowe – Head of Evidence and Evaluation, Thames Valley Violence Reduction Unit.
  4. Angela Baker – Deputy Director, Health Improvement and Workforce – South East Office for Health Improvement and Disparities, Department of Health and Social Care.
  5. Lewis Prescott-Mayling – Head of Data and Targeting, Thames Valley Violence Reduction Unit.
  6. Dr Felia Allum – University of Bath, Senior Lecturer in Politics, Languages and International Studies. 
  7. Tom Goodenough – Head of Education and Youth Engagement, Thames Valley Violence Reduction Unit.
  8. Dr Andrew Faull – Senior Researcher, Justice and Violence Prevention Programme, Institute for Security Studies.