Population health

Read the latest news and reports about our work related to understanding the causes and consequences of health and disease in populations. Our science funding in this area is led by our Population Health team.

Our work

Understanding health and disease

We support researchers across the world to explore fundamental questions about health and disease.

Longitudinal population studies

Over the past ten years, we’ve invested more than £120 million in longitudinal population studies in the UK and low- and middle-income countries.


Report 1 July 2017 Updated 6 July 2017

Longitudinal population studies strategy

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Our new strategy for funding longitudinal population studies.