The need for a stronger scientific evidence base for responses to humanitarian crises has been identified by various public health actors. To this end, ELHRA (with funding from the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the Wellcome Trust) commissioned … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: March 2016
New publication documenting that differences in fertility between HIV positive and HIV negative women are narrowing as ART becomes more widely available: Marston, M., Nakiyingi-Miiro, J., Hosegood, V., Lutalo, T., Mtenga, B., Zaba, B., & ALPHA network. (2016). Measuring … Continue reading
Come listen to a joint seminar of the LSHTM Public Health in Humanitarian Crises Group and the International Centre for Evidence in Disability: Are humanitarian responses inclusive of people with disabilities? Speakers: David Alexander, Maria Kett & Bayard Roberts Institutions: … Continue reading
Evidence synthesis can assist actors to understand what works and what does not work, for whom, and in which contexts in humanitarian response. This discussion will focus on insights from the process of synthesizing evidence in three areas of the … Continue reading
3ie is hosting London Evidence Week from 11-15 April at venues in the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and Birkbeck, University of London. These events are a great chance to explore the challenges and opportunities in using … Continue reading
By David Moore, Professor of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Tuberculosis (TB) should be a disease of the past, sadly it is very much a disease of the present. We’ve known … Continue reading
A report by the School and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has found ‘substantial variation’ in practice between maternity units in England, and warns this variation in the care received by women when giving birth is concerning. BBC Online, … Continue reading
The Gender Violence and Health Centre (GVHC) hosted a follow-up expert meeting for mutual exchange between the intersections between violence against children and violence against women.
Audio w/ PPT slides now available!: Are humanitarian responses inclusive of people with disabilities?
Disability Seminar Series presents: Are humanitarian responses inclusive of people with disabilities? followed by a drinks reception in the North Courtyard Atrium Date: April 7th, 2016 Audio with Powerpoint slides available: here. About the seminar: There are almost 60 … Continue reading
International Eye Health Course dates: 4 – 8 July 2016 Location: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK Teacher vision test © Peek To Apply: http://www.lshtm.ac.uk/study/cpd/spv.html Course Organisers Professor Allen Foster Dr Andrew Bastawrous The primary purposes of the … Continue reading