Monthly Archives: June 2014

Outcomes of a WHO technical consultation on using health facility data for routine monitoring

The World Health Organization, the US Agency for International Development and the University of Oslo held a technical consultation in June 2014 in Switzerland on “Monitoring results with health facility information systems”. Delegates included representatives from Afghanistan, Cambodia, Ghana, Kenya, … Continue reading

Wellcome to digitise the Library’s 19th Century literature

The School Library has been selected to contribute to the UK Medical Heritage Library digitisation project, joint funded by the Wellcome Library and JISC. The project aims to create high quality digital scans of 19th century medical books and pamphlets … Continue reading

Natsal in the News!

BBC News, 26/11/13 Modern life ‘turning people off sex’ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25094142 The Guardian, 26/11/13 One in 10 women have been forced into sex against their will, Lancet study says http://www.theguardian.com/society/2013/nov/26/rise-women-coerced-into-sex-uk-survey-finds The Telegraph, 26/11/13 Women more liberated as their attitudes to sex … Continue reading

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The power of mobile technology in global health

By Patricia Mechael, Executive Director, mHealth Alliance The earliest insight I gained while studying the use of mobile technology to support global health efforts is that a mobile phone is only as good as the people and services that it … Continue reading

Rapid Diagnostic Tests aid malaria diagnosis in Afghanistan

Clinicians who use rapid diagnostic tests are less likely to overprescribe malaria treatment, according to research published in the British Medical Journal. Researchers from the Artemisinin-based Combination Therapy (ACT) Consortium based at the School conducted a trial in 22 clinics … Continue reading

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Artists in the classroom

During my in-house study experience at LSHTM -in the last days of March 2014- a film showing programme was organized in the Manson Lecture Theatre. “VISUAL MINUTES” were taken on a big screen. The title of the lecture was “Communicating … Continue reading

Event: Bloomsbury Learning Environment e-Learning Fayre

BLE e-Learning Fayre Wednesday 16th July Clarke Hall, Institute of Education 10am-4pm To celebrate 10 years of the Bloomsbury Learning Environment and to mark the end of another successful academic year supporting and encouraging Technology Enhanced Learning, you are invited to … Continue reading