Launching in June 2019, HealthLumen's mission is to improve global health by using a sophisticated modelling platform to forecast trends in risk factors and chronic diseases, and simulating their impact on population health and the economy.
We create virtual populations to help answer complex population health questions for real world decision making, on the impact of interventions.
HealthLumen has acquired the assets of the UK Health Forum’s microsimulation modelling unit.
Further details on our solutions and capabilities will be available here shortly.
In the meantime, background information can be found on the archived UKHF website.
Two news stories dominated the headlines this week – Cancer Research UK (CRUK) rolling out a new campaign linked with their findings that obesity is now the leading risk factor for four cancers and Conservative leadership candidate Boris Johnson calling for a review and potential roll-back of ‘sin taxes’, in particular those measures designed to alter consumer food environments.Read