Monthly Archives: September 2014

Influencing hygiene behaviour change: Interview on our work in Zambia

Research Fellow, Katie Greenland’s PHD research has been highlighted in an article about new, innovative approaches to hygiene behaviour change. Katie is presently working on a multiple-behaviour change intervention in Zambia. It aims to target three behaviours which are considered … Continue reading

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BLOG: Are Local Authorities using their new responsibilities to shift the gravity of their spending towards preventive health?

Are Local Authorities using their new responsibilities to shift the gravity of their spending towards preventive health?  Some public health professionals initially struggled to understand different decision-making mechanisms after councils took over public health. What help do public health commissioners need … Continue reading

Leading health experts urge European governments to “mobilise all possible resources” to fight Ebola epidemic

Leading health experts have urged EU Member States to “mobilise all possible resources” to assist West Africans in controlling the Ebola epidemic, in an open letter published in The Lancet. The letter is signed by 44 prominent academics, clinicians, and … Continue reading

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Job opportunity: help us raise money for the Alumni Fund

The Alumni Office is hiring students and recent graduates to call our wonderful alumni as part of the Alumni Fund Telephone Fundraising Campaign. Benefits of joining the campaign include: Great pay (£10 an hour) Excellent skills to put on your … Continue reading

Follow Africa’s lead in meticulous evaluation of P4P schemes for healthcare

By Mylene Lagarde Working with researchers to evaluate the introduction of financial incentives in developed healthcare economies would yield vital knowledge, explains Mylene Lagarde The jury is very much out on pay-for-performance (P4P) schemes in healthcare – at least as … Continue reading

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