Ebola media coverage: Peter Piot visits Hong Kong and Tokyo, where he discusses the risk of Ebola cases in Asia. In a Science Magazine interview he says: “There are thousands of Chinese workers in Africa now. It is not impossible … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: October 2014
This week marked the 2014 East-West Alliance Global Symposia, a two-day event aimed at promoting collaboration and the exchange of knowledge between Asia, Europe and North America.
In 1947, the then Librarian, Cyril C. Barnard, wrote a history of the School’s Library. In it, he included a section on the information skills training offered to students over the years. As you can see from the transcript below, … Continue reading
Rapid, real-time feedback from evaluation, as well as programme flexibility, is vital to health service improvement
By Tom Woodcock We should learn from Melanesian Islanders that feedback provides the deep understanding of interventions which is key to wide-scale, successful roll-out, says Tom Woodcock Osmar White, the Australian war correspondent, told an amazing story about how, … Continue reading
Global Health Lecture Series, 20 October 2014: “Armed Conflict and Health” Presented by Bayard Roberts & Karl Blanchet Presentation available here.
World Sight Day 2014 was just a few weeks ago, and the impression it made on the world has proven to be another successful year of spreading the word on the visually impaired. We are happy to present what Trinidad … Continue reading
Fresh Martian Impact Crater by Stuart Rankin (CC-BY) https://flic.kr/p/ptSdih As users of the School’s Publications Database and LSHTM Research Online may have noticed the Altmetrics plug-in which records social media mentions of research by our academic staff. It’s an impressive … Continue reading
By Solenn Honorine, Médecins Sans Frontières HIV still kills 1.6 million people every year, most of them in the poor countries of sub-Saharan Africa. In order to bring life-saving antiretroviral therapy (ART) to the 16 million who still need it … Continue reading
Some things just don’t date well. Although public health communicators have used posters to put across their messages since the invention of the medium, the combination of images and words used can seem rather strange to us now. Take, for … Continue reading
Could you bake an Eggless Fruit Cake, a Spiced Apple Sauce Cake, 1916 Gingerbread Sponge or even a First World War Trench Cake? Now is your chance to show off your baking skills in LSHTM Archive’s Great War Bake-Off. As … Continue reading