Monthly Archives: July 2013

New insecticide boosts efforts to control malaria transmitted by pyrethroid-resistant mosquitoes

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and partners have successfully developed and tested a new insecticide product which could help control malaria in areas of Africa where mosquitoes are becoming resistant to the pyrethroid insecticides commonly used for … Continue reading

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Call for papers: science & practice of people-centred health systems

The journal Health Policy and Planning and the organizers of the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research are pleased to issue a call for papers for a special supplement on the theme of “The science and practice of people-centred … Continue reading

Destination London: Indian students meet our experts

Prospective students and applicants to the School attended a special panel discussion in New Delhi, India on Saturday 20 July. The aim of this event was to help prepare students for the UK higher education experience and give them an … Continue reading

Learning to Sit

At LSHTM, research methods are an integral part of the curriculum. Most MSc courses require you to learn at least the fundamentals of statistics, epidemiology, qualitative interviewing. My “Research Design and Analysis” module taught everything from data collection strategies to … Continue reading

New Journeys, New Friends and New Discoveries

You can follow my other official (and personal) blog here: www.philandtropical.wordpress.com, or follow me on twitter: philandtropical   This is sort of an “all in one” miniramble, but nonetheless, let me update you on an eventful week. At the research unit … Continue reading

A Class Act – MSc Community Health in Developing Countries 1990

The alumni team met up with alumnus Dr Akshay Dhariwal at our reception in New Delhi, India last week.  He spoke fondly of his time at the School, where he studied the MSc Community Health in Developing Countries.  He sent … Continue reading

Call for stronger global health policy on using tranexamic acid in trauma

A cheap treatment for trauma is being largely ignored by global health organisations, argue researchers writing in BMJ. Professor Ian Roberts from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and colleagues have highlighted the inadequacies in the response from … Continue reading

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Evidence Beyond the Health Sector: ReSCuE project

Brief project description: Systematic review of qualitative data on views and perceptions of research evidence among local-level policy-makers and practitioners in sectors related to the built environment. Rationale: Decisions made in many different policy sectors may have important impacts on … Continue reading