Date: Friday 11 September 2015 Time: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre B, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Reductions in child mortality during the millennium development goal era have been remarkable, yet 6 million … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: August 2015
We are pleased to announce that a third SEARCH fellow has been appointed in Zambia: we welcome Lloyd Mulenga to the team. Lloyd is a clinician, working in the Adult Infectious Diseases Clinic in the University Teaching Hospital (UTH). His … Continue reading
Public health has used “propaganda” to convey its message for a long time. Public information films, posters, leaflets, presentations at local meetings: all of these forms of education and persuasion are seen as vital when trying to get the general … Continue reading
By Rebecca Tremain. Time travel was the order of the day at this year’s annual Mosquito Day celebration on 20 August. ‘Sir Ronald and Lady Ross’ were joined by three of the School’s leading researchers to bring the story malaria control to life. The action … Continue reading
Erin Lafferty and Gwen Knight write for The Conversation about how maths can help us fight infectious disease: “In our globally connected world, pathogens will continue to emerge or re-emerge and spread. Models allow us to make powerful predictions about … Continue reading
By Dr Kirstin Mitchell, Lecturer in Sexual and Reproductive Health at the School. I was disheartened to learn last week that the US Federal Drug Administration approved flibanserin for treatment of low female sexual desire. The decision was claimed as … Continue reading
On Bank Holiday Monday (August 31st) the Library will be open to LSHTM staff and students from 11:00am to 5:00pm. The Library will re-open as usual at 8:30am on Tuesday 1st September.
In LINEA’s July 2015 webinar, Julian Barr, Dr Nancy Glass and Emeka Nwankwo describe how they have measured social norms to track changes in the course of their work. You can replay this insightful discussion now.
The Research Data Service has become a familiar unit within the academic landscape, evolving from embryonic short-term project into a core part of the institution infrastructure. Following the EPSRC May 2015 deadline, many Research Data Services are in a position … Continue reading
As part of the WHO Make Listening Safe initiative, students of the University of Washington’s Speech and Hearing Science Department under the guidance of Dr Kelly Tremblay and in collaboration with the WHO PDH, have developed a brief video on … Continue reading