Monthly Archives: September 2015

Death of Sir Ronald Ross – 16th September 1932

By Aisling O’Malley Sir Ronald Ross was born in India in 1857, he was educated in Englandand entered the Indian Medical Service in 1881. In 1892 he began his study of malaria and in 1895 began corresponding with Sir Patrick … Continue reading

Migrant children who don’t make the front page

By Dr Cathy Zimmerman, Reader in Gender Violence and Health at the School. The recent image of the body of a dead three-old boy on a Turkish beach seized the world’s attention and provoked the worst nightmare of parents everywhere. This … Continue reading

Interview in DevEx about Syria

Interview of Karl Blanchet and Tejendra Pherali (UCL Institute of Education) about their current study related to the Syrian context: How to move from theory to practice on Syria’s refugee crisis

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GVHC at SVRI 2015

The Gender Violence Health Centre (GVHC) has been a major participant in the Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) since it began. From 15–17 September 2015, GVHC researchers will be presenting at SVRI’s 2015 Forum in Stellenbosch, South Africa, highlighting the … Continue reading

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Health of child trafficking survivors

Poor mental health, self-harm and suicide attempts are common among children and adolescents who have been trafficked for forced labour or sexual exploitation, according to a new study published in JAMA Pediatrics.

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