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
Monthly Archives: September 2014
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
Peter Piot, David Heymann and Chris Whitty speak at an Ebola press conference organised by the Science Media Centre. Peter Piot is quoted by Bloomberg and the Associated Press on the need for a vaccine: “It may be that without a vaccine, … 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
There’s a lot of excitement in the Library at present as we prepare for the new academic year. We have already welcomed the first intake of students on the Diploma in Tropical Nursing; yesterday afternoon we ran Library tours for … Continue reading
All those who missed our Crises Group seminar on 22nd Sep 2014, “Ebola today: What are we learning from the West African outbreak?” can now view video footage of the event here.
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
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
In light of the urgent need to recruit qualified staff to assist with the current Ebola crisis in West Africa, the School has created a volunteer response register for interested School staff, students and alumni. The Ebola response register is … Continue reading
We’re very excited to be launching a supplement on the ‘science and practice of people-centred health systems’, the theme of the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, in Cape Town next week. This collection of studies presents the latest … Continue reading