Monthly Archives: September 2016

Our new supplement: District decision making for health in low-income settings- a new model for data platforms

By Rhys Williams (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine). This blog is cross posted on the IDEAS website here. An IDEAS supplement in the Journal of Health Policy and Planning Information systems and health planning are relatively neglected areas … Continue reading

BLOG: Devolution could improve health by focusing on area-based regeneration

Past regeneration programmes that improved housing and the local environment were linked with better health. Devolved institutions should learn from them, argues Richard Crisp. Devolved institutions should upgrade housing and the physical environment in their most disadvantaged neighbourhoods if they … Continue reading

Dr. Ferozuddin Feroz – Alumnus & Afghanistan Public Health Minister visits the School

On Monday 19 September, His Excellency Dr Ferozuddin Feroz, Public Health Minister of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, and Stephanie Simmonds, Senior Advisor and Mentor to the Minister and former Senior Health Advisor at the UK’s Department for International Development … Continue reading

How did England’s national immunisation programme adapt to large scale NHS reforms?

By Sandra Mounier-Jack, Senior Lecturer in Health Policy at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.  In April 2013, the National Health Service (NHS) in England was subject to the biggest reorganisation since its creation in 1948.  NHS leaders famously … Continue reading

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