The first publication from the MHF's landmark Haringey Man MOT project is now available.
The Haringey Men’s Health Intelligence Data 2013, which pulls together all the health information for men in the borough from a variety of sources, shows a fall of nearly TEN years in life-expectancy between the west and east of the borough. The data will be used to inform the next stages of the Man MOT project which is all about setting up an online health information service designed by and for Haringey men.
Prepared by Dr Vanessa Bogle, the data, along with primary research carried out on the streets of Haringey and online, will feed into the design of Man MOT, its chat interface and the services and information it provides. The project will also be publishing a separate piece of secondary research looking at studies around men, health and information technology.
MHF CEO Martin Tod said: 'This is not just invaluable data for the Haringey Man MOT project, it is invaluable information for everyone who is interested in health in the borough.
'Too many men in Haringey are suffering ill health or dying prematurely and there's a huge drop in life expectancy as you move from west to east across the area. We will be using the insight from this data will develop new responsive services such as Man MOT which will enable local men to chat online to a GP or other health professional from pretty much anywhere via mobile or computer and without need for an appointment.'
Martin urged other boroughs to prepare similar data. 'While Haringey has been great at understanding the health needs of men in their area, we want all areas to have local health and well-being strategies or JSNAs with the same level of insight into men's health in their community.'
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