Monthly Archives: June 2016

MRC/DFID African Research Leader scheme 2016/17

The UK Medical Research Council (MRC) and the UK Department for International Development (DFID) announce a further call for proposals for the prestigious African Research Leader awards. This MRC/ DFID jointly funded scheme aims to strengthen research leadership across sub-Saharan … Continue reading

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LINEA webinar: Offenders on the Move

In LINEA’s June webinar, Dr Mark Capaldi and Dorine van der Keurk presented the Global Study on Sexual Exploitation of Children in Travel and Tourism report.  The webinar was in collaboration with the Centre for Maternal, Adolescent, Reproductive, and Child Health … Continue reading

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In the news to in the clinic: do high profile health stories affect healthcare decisions?

By Anthony Matthews, Research Assistant in Statistical Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. From climate change and GM foods, to saturated fats and vitamin supplements, academic debates played out through the media are nothing new. The UK … Continue reading

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Pathogens, prejudice, and politics: the role of the global health community in the European refugee crisis

Khan MS, Osei-Kofi A, Omar A, Kirkbride H, Kessel A, Abbara A, Heymann D, Zumla A, Dar O (2016). Pathogens, prejudice, and politics: the role of the global health community in the European refugee crisis. Lancet Infect Dis. Published online 20/06/2016. … Continue reading

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Crises seminar: Cholera vaccination in crises 11 Jul 2016

Come listen to a joint seminar of the LSHTM Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre and the LSHTM Vaccine Centre: Cholera vaccination in humanitarian crises:  the socio-politics of vaccine decision-making among internally displaced persons in South Sudan Speaker: Dorothy Peprah Institution: … Continue reading

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A one-day workshop: New evidence and future research for alcohol policy evaluation in Local Government

A one-day workshop: New evidence and future research for alcohol policy evaluation in Local Government Date: Thursday 30th June 2016 Time: 10:30-15:30 Venue: Voysey Room, Mary Ward House, 5-7 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SN The purpose of this workshop is to: Share findings of … Continue reading

How can the private health sector contribute to Universal Health Coverage?

By Kara Hanson, Professor of Health System Economics at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. The private sector in low- and middle-income countries is extremely diverse. It includes large scale corporate hospitals, independent sole practitioners and retail sellers of … Continue reading

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School statement on Brexit

The UK’s vote to leave the European Union will inevitably have significant implications for higher education and research, and for our School. Many of our staff and students are from EU countries, we are involved in European research programmes, and … Continue reading

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