Monthly Archives: February 2015

‘Different contexts should not be allowed to paralyse wider roll-out – some differences don’t really matter.’

by mark petticrew  Interventions that succeed in some instances may or may not work in other circumstances. You have to consider whether the contextual differences really are ‘significant’, says Mark Petticrew How important is the particular context of a policy … Continue reading

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A journey back to the 1960s (where I pretended for a short while to be in Mad Men)

In preparation for an upcoming journal stocktake in the spring, the serials team recently took the opportunity to visit the University of London depository in Egham, Surrey. The library stores its pre- 2010 journals at the depository, so if you’ve … Continue reading

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New research shows how Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase enzyme mutations protect against malaria

A new study in Tanzania led by researchers at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has provided insights into how gene mutations associated with deficiency in a vital blood enzyme, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase, can protect against malaria.

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UK doctors are care givers, not border guards

Edited from an article by Chelsea Radler published by Doctors of the World: Research from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine at Doctors of the World’s London clinic, published this week, shows that undocumented migrants face multiple barriers, including misinformation and rejection from … Continue reading

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How can the voices of French-speaking health policy and systems researchers be better heard?

Emilie Robert1,2, Isidore Sieleunou1,3, Kadidiatou Kadio1,4, Oumar Mallé Samb5 1 Centre de recherche du Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CR-CHUM), Canada 2 Sherpa, Centre de recherche du CSSS de la Montagne, Montréal, Canada 3 Research for Development International, Yaoundé, … Continue reading

La recherche sur les politiques et systèmes de santé dans les pays à faible et moyen revenu: comment faire entendre la voix des chercheurs francophones?

Emilie Robert1,2, Isidore Sieleunou1,3, Kadidiatou Kadio1,4, Oumar Mallé Samb5 1 Centre de recherche du Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CR-CHUM), Canada 2 Sherpa, Centre de recherche du CSSS de la Montagne, Montréal, Canada 3 Research for Development International, Yaoundé, … Continue reading

Win Prizes with ICEH Social Media Competition for Alumni! Help ICEH circulate our FREE Online Course

Are you using Social Media?   Did you know that ICEH has a Twitter and Facebook page? Follow us and Like us! Using social media has proven to be a successful free tool in spreading important messages and knowledge to … Continue reading

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