Monthly Archives: November 2015

World Toilet Day: Dr James Balfour Kirk’s guide to excretion in the tropics

By Chris Olver To celebrate World Toilet Day we thought it would be appropriate to quickly highlight one of our archival manuscripts on sanitary care in the tropics. Written by Dr James Balfour-Kirk to his godson who was travelling through … Continue reading

Intercalating a Master’s degree

Chloe Knox is a medical student from Brighton & Sussex Medical School who is intercalating at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, studying the MSc Reproductive and Sexual Health Research. Here, Chloe shares her advice about intercalating. What is … Continue reading

Alumni Profile: Dr Fábio Luiz Vieira

This week our alumni spotlight is on Dr Fábio Luiz Vieira, who studied a short course in Health Economics at the School in 2009. Fábio is now the Director of VZ Associados Health Consulting in São Paulo, Brazil. He has also recently … Continue reading

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TEDx talk highlights the work of the EHG

TEDx talk highlights the work of the EHG LSHTM recently held a TEDx event and one of the key speakers was Dr Val Curtis of the Environmental Health Group. Watch Val’s full talk below: [iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/xuJY5A5gOS4″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen] … Continue reading

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TEDx LSHTM 15 Sept 2015 – Karl Blanchet’s talk on health systems – video available now!

Karl Blanchet believes it is important to distinguish between the complicated and complex. In this talk he explains three key elements: information, decisions and social networks that allow people to respond more quickly in changing environments and allow health systems … Continue reading

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Open Access and researchers: interview with Antonio Gasparrini

Open Access Week is now in its eighth year offering the opportunity to celebrate our achievements so far, and further promote awareness to help make Open Access the new norm in research worldwide. Exemplifying some of the achievements at The … Continue reading