Monthly Archives: October 2015

Workshop: Enhancing data capture in health research using digital technology

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine will be holding a half-day workshop on new and evolving practices for data capture in health research on the afternoon of November 20th, 2015. The session will bring together researchers from a range … Continue reading

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Engaging GPs in commissioning: what works?

Via The Commissioning Elf Within the English NHS, Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) were designed to increase clinical involvement in commissioning – it was thought that GPs’ knowledge of patients’ needs and local health systems would drive more patient-focused commissioning built … Continue reading

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Crises seminar: Ethnicity & emergency response in Kurdistan 16 Nov 2015

Come listen to the LSHTM Public Health in Humanitarian Crises Group seminar: “Arabs are Not Human Beings”: How Politics, History, and Ethnicity Crippled Emergency Relief in Iraqi Kurdistan Speaker: Ben Tidwell Institution: LSHTM Date: Mon 16th Nov 2015 Time: 12:45 … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCEMENT: fourth ‘Evaluation Workshop’ aimed at local government practitioners!

SPHR@L is excited to announce a fourth workshop on ‘Why evaluate?’ An introductory workshop on research, evidence and evaluation for local government. We are particularly interested in engaging with those working in housing, transport, and planning etc to be better … Continue reading

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Obituary: Professor Fereydoun Amini

It is with great sadness that we announce that alumnus Professor Fereydoun Amini (Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 1962; PhD 1965-70) passed away on August 20 2015. Professor Amini worked tirelessly on planning and executing Public Health programmes including the introduction … Continue reading

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Annual Symposium meeting

The LSHTM Tanzania Network met in London on 24 September 2015 during the Annual Symposium week. A brief meeting was held to discuss Tanzania Network issues, and to hear about ongoing work in Tanzania from various presenters.

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