Members of the MARCH centre have been involved in two new papers which have been published in recent months in the Lancet Global Health and PLOS ONE. The first, by Maheu-Giroux et al, published in the Lancet Global Health, examines … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: May 2015
Some of this year’s videos are now available: Melissa Matz – Would you survive ovarian cancer? Ify Aniebo – The battle of drug resistance Tara Tancred – Power to the people Andreia Leite – Making vaccines safer!
The Peek (portable eye examination kit) app is shown to have equal accuracy to traditional eye-testing charts in a study led by Andrew Bastawrous, who spoke to BBC Radio 4 (from 06m43s): “The main reason for most people not getting … Continue reading
Want to let the Library know which journals are relevant to your needs? Now is your chance! From Monday 1st June to Friday 31st July you can participate by filling in a short questionnaire specific to your Faculty: EPH: https://lshtm.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/las-eph-2015 … Continue reading
Peek Acuity, the app used to test eyesight easily and affordably using a smartphone, is as accurate as traditional charts, according to a study published today. Peek (the Portable Eye Examination Kit) is a unique smartphone-based system for comprehensive eye testing … Continue reading
Research conducted by Cathy Zimmerman, a founding member of the Gender Health and Violence Centre (GHVC), put the physical and mental health of women trafficked for sexual exploitation firmly on the international agenda.
What has been your proudest moment or achievement? We asked several alumni from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine to tell us what moment or achievement they are most proud of from their studies and careers. For Dr Bobbi … Continue reading
Re-posted with kind permission from the Parternship for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health Countries are taking forward the Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health by strengthening maternal and newborn health programmes. To support and guide country actions, the … Continue reading
Cross posted with kind permission from the Partnership for Maternal, Newbortn & Child Health One year since the Every Newborn Action Plan (ENAP) was endorsed at the 67th World Health Assembly, 15 of 18 low-resource countries identified as having … Continue reading
The UK Government must face growing evidence in support of taxes on unhealthy food and drinks, according to a new report co-authored by Dr Laura Cornelsen and Angela Carriedo from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. The paper, … Continue reading