Monthly Archives: March 2013

Free eLearning course on Malnutrition

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has a long-standing reputation in advancing knowledge about the prevention and treatment of malnutrition. The ‘Ten Steps’ of treatment were set in motion and developed at the School, and the WHO guidelines for … Continue reading

Celebrating John Snow’s Bicentenary

Inspired by the pioneering work of medical detective John Snow, who traced the source of a deadly cholera outbreak in 1850s London to a water pump in Soho, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is opening its doors to the public with … Continue reading

Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research – have your say!

Post submitted by Dr Dina Balabanova, Senior Lecturer in Health Systems/Policy Following the success of the Second Global Symposium, Beijing in November 2013, it is now announced that the Third Global Symposium will be held in Cape Town, South Africa, 30 Sept … Continue reading

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HIV self-testing and home treatment leads to threefold increase in uptake of antiretroviral therapy

People in Malawi are three times more likely to report they have HIV and start antiretroviral therapy (ART) if they are able to self-test and begin treatment at home, according to a new study. The findings, which were announced this … Continue reading

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New research calls for better guidance about HIV transmission and the law

Support services for people living with HIV will benefit from better information about prosecutions for the sexual transmission of HIV, according to a report from Sigma Research at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and Birkbeck, University of … Continue reading

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Generating Political Priority for Neonatal Mortality Reduction in Bangladesh

Alumnus, Uzma Syed, has been mentioned for her work with Save the Children in a paper recently published in the American Journal of Public Health.  The paper ‘Generating Political Priority for Neonatal Mortality Reduction in Bangladesh’ was led by Jeremy … Continue reading