This year’s World AIDS Day comes at an exciting time for HIV prevention and treatment. Thirty years after the first case was reported, new science has now shown that treating people with HIV medication (anti-retrovirals) can substantially reduce the risk of transmission while smarter … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: November 2011
Over the last two years, I have written a few times about the work that the team and I have been doing on discovering the secret of Bangladesh’s ability to produce so much improvement in the health status of the … Continue reading
By Bob Erens There is wide concern about anti-psychotic drugs being prescribed far too readily for patients with dementia, particularly in care homes. The so-called ‘chemical cosh’ has been blamed by government-commissioned research for the premature deaths of 1,800 people … Continue reading
By Nick Mays Governments these days are less interested in simply supplying services and much more concerned to guarantee results, regardless of how services are provided. That’s true particularly for healthcare. After all, what is healthcare policy meant to achieve? … Continue reading
Excellence in education is a cornerstone of the School’s mission to improve health worldwide; seven newly published books, written by LSHTM researchers, highlight once more its commitment to increase understanding of the world of public health.