Monthly Archives: September 2014

Why to include #disability in your studies, and how to do it

in the series Disability Centre Seminar Series Date: Thursday 2 October 2014  Time: 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Seminar  RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/why-to-include-disability-in-your-studies-and-how-to-do-it  Speaker:Hannah Kuper and Islay Mactaggart, International Centre for Evidence in Disability, … Continue reading

Recent newborn and maternal health news

The 69th session of the UN General Assembly brought together global leaders to debate critical actions needed to revitalize commitments to the international development agenda. To raise awareness of newborn and maternal health, advocates, citizens, youth, MNCH leaders and healthcare professionals took center … Continue reading

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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