Monthly Archives: January 2015

Request for proposal: 5th Asian Vaccine Conference

Type: Proposal Organiser: ASVAC Area(s): New vaccine recommendations > More> Deadline: 03/02/15   The Scientific Committee invites all interested individuals to submit abstracts for the 5th Asian Vaccine Conference (ASVAC 2015). You may now submit your abstract by clicking the button above. … Continue reading

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Your chance to influence better reporting and transparency for national and global estimates

The focus on MDG tracking has increased investment in real data collection, and also resulted in many more estimates, which are usually increasingly complex. These estimates generate anxiety in many readers when trying to follow the methods and ideally should have enough transparency … Continue reading

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Job Opportunity: HKI Hiring Officers for NTDs Project

Helen Keller International (HKI) will be leading the implementation of Morbidity Management and Disability Prevention for Blinding Trachoma and Lymphatic Filariasis (MMPD) activities, under a five year, $35 million Cooperative Agreement with USAID.  This activity will provide USAID, the Bureau … Continue reading

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From London to Sweden: A Train, a Plane, and Two Buses Later

MSc Medical Parasitology student Brittany is blogging about her experiences in London, and why it’s such a great city to study science:     London is said to be the gateway to the rest of Europe, and I couldn’t agree … Continue reading

Dr Matshidiso Moeti appointed Regional Director for Africa by WHO

Congratulations to School alumnus Dr Matshidiso Moeti, MSc in Community Health for Developing Countries 1986, who was appointed Regional Director for Africa by the World Health Organization (WHO) for a five-year term. She brings over 35 years of national and international public … Continue reading

Ride for Ashanti: How we made it!

Alumni Ana-Maria Valinho and Nádia Correia, both Diploma in Tropical Nursing 2012, recently cycled 2,198 kilometres (1,366 miles) from London to Lisbon to raise funds for the British non-governmental organisation Foundation Human Nature. Ana-Maria reflects on their autumn 2014 journey … Continue reading