Monthly Archives: August 2013

Part Four: Writing It Up

*This is the 4th of a  5-part mini series on my experience of completing a Summer Project for an MSc in Public Health at the LSHTM (General Stream). Writing It Up Summer Project Due Date: 32 days. Word Total: 0 … Continue reading

Part Three: Braving Bangkok’s Bad Side

*This is the 3rd part of a  5-part mini series on my experience of completing a Summer Project for an MSc in Public Health at the LSHTM (General Stream). Braving Bangkok’s Bad Side Gracious thanks go out to the LSHTM … Continue reading

Part Two: Picking the Project

*This is a 5-part mini series on my experience of completing a Summer Project for an MSc in Public Health at the LSHTM (General Stream). Picking The Project “How do you feel about informal markets in Bangkok?” “You mean like… … Continue reading

Summer Project Part 1: The CARE Form

The CARE Form From the very first day of orientation at LSHTM, when your still wide-eyed and bushy-tailed, as opposed to the currently unshaven and caffeine-intoxicated state, the higher-ups at The School begin talking about your summer project. Your summer … Continue reading

DISCUSSION PAPER: Entitlement and universality: the need for research on the impact of introducing conditionality in welfare benefits on health and wellbeing in older age

As part of SPHR@L’s discussion paper series, we are happy to publish our latest edition: ‘Entitlement and universality: the need for research on the impact of introducing conditionality in welfare benefits on health and wellbeing in older age‘ It forms … Continue reading

Discover Disgust – New Book Launch from Dr Val Curtis

Join Dr Val Curtis at an evening reception to explore the vital role that disgust plays in disease prevention around the world. Our reactions to things that disgust us influence our eating habits, our relationships and even our moral judgement. … Continue reading

New Study Seeks the Views of Obstetric Care Providers Worldwide

The Optimal Caesarean Rates Survey seeks the views of obstetricians on the optimal caesarean rate among different groups of deliveries. The debate around “optimal” caesarean rates is ongoing, but no study so far has sought the views of obstetricians on … Continue reading

Is there a reason to scale up public-private engagements in the South African health system?

By Lucy Gilson The South African health system is a plural health system, with a strong private sector – encompassing private-for-profit providers of various forms of health care, private health insurance companies, commercial companies providing a range of services to … Continue reading