Monthly Archives: June 2015

Sir Ronald Ross and the Hospitals for Indian Troops in England

In December 1914, Sir Ronald Ross, discoverer of the mosquito transmission of malaria, was appointed as the Consulting Physician in Tropical Diseases to the Hospitals for Indian Troops in England at a salary of £500 a year. This involved regularly … Continue reading

NEWS: SPHR@L presents at LSHTM Public Health & Policy Faculty seminar!

On 9th June 2015, the NIHR School for Public Health Research @ LSHTM (SPHR@L) was featured as ‘Research Group of the month’ within the Public Health & Policy (PHP) Faculty seminar series and presented some its current research, as well … Continue reading

20-26 June 2015

Peter Piot co-authors the key UNAIDS and Lancet Commission report: “Defeating AIDS – Advancing Global Health”, which warns that world efforts to fight HIV/AIDS must drastically increase to prevent a resurging epidemic. This has generated more than 100 items of global media … Continue reading

#EyeCareForAll! IAPB Photo Competition with Exciting Prizes for the Winners

IAPB has launched a photography competition for professional and amateur photographers! ABOUT 1. CLICK – IAPB invites amateur and professional photographers to photo-document the impact of eye health in people’s lives. 2. SHARE – Upload pictures with the theme, eye … Continue reading

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#studyGMH: Studying Global Mental Health: A Life Experience

By Urvita Bhatia, MSc Global Mental Health Having gained admission to the Global Mental Health Master’s degree at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and King’s College London, I moved to London from India in September 2014. Before … Continue reading