Monthly Archives: May 2013

Progress and challenges in reducing child mortality and improving maternal health

Some of the world’s poorest countries have managed to cut maternal and young child mortality rates by half or more, according to a new Countdown to 2015 report produced by a global collaboration including the London School of Hygiene & … Continue reading

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25 – 31 May 2013

Heidi Larson is interviewed on BBC World Service’s Health Check about the Vaccine Confidence project that monitors public confidence in immunisation programmes: “The concerns are very diverse even within countries, which makes it very important that we try and understand before … Continue reading

LSHTM Centre for Evaluation and IDEAS at the Global Health Metrics and Evaluation Conference, Seattle

Dr. Tanya Marchant, member of the LSHTM Centre for Evaluation and the IDEAS project, will be presenting her work on measuring skilled attendance at birth using linked household, health facility and health worker surveys in Ethiopia, North-East Nigeria, and Uttar … Continue reading

The Great Registry Bake-Off 2013

This week the alumni office has had the arduous task of judging the Registry’s Annual Bake-off. You may remember them for processing your application, sending you your transcript, or getting you your NUS card, but our lovely Registry team’s talents … Continue reading

Failure to use linked health records may lead to underestimates in disease rates

Failure to use linked electronic health records may lead to biased estimates of the numbers of heart attacks and outcomes, according to new research published in the BMJ. Led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, the study … Continue reading

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