Monthly Archives: November 2016

Sir Ronald Ross’s Slides under the Microscope

In 2015, students from the History & Health MSc module suggested that we put Sir Ronald Ross’s collection of malarial slides under the microscope. This collection, dating from the 1890s, in its beautiful wooden box, is one of my favourite … Continue reading

Public figures and public health

Dwight D. Eisenhower. Marc Bolan. Jade Goody. Separated by generation, historical importance and orbits of fame, at first glance they appear to have precious little in common. Nonetheless, all are public figures that have in some way influenced public perceptions … Continue reading

Dengue vaccine no silver bullet but worth a shot for those who need it most

By Stefan Flasche, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine ‘Dengue fever kills 20 in Burkina Faso’ reports the BBC. ‘Dengue claims 26 lives in Maharashtra’ leads the Times of India. Deaths from dengue are … Continue reading

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What would people with CF aged 16+ like to learn about their life expectancy and other outcomes? Results from an online survey

I am very pleased to share the results from this recent online survey and thank all those who responded to it. An information sheet summarising the results can be seen here: CF Questionnaire 2016: Results information sheet More detailed results … Continue reading

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Explore Your Archive: The Great War Bake Off 2016 – The Winners!

  As part of Explore your Archive week where archives nationally showcase their collections, the School’s Archives Service asked staff and students to bake a First World War or Second World War recipe, including those found in the Archives Service’s Nutrition Collection. … Continue reading

Finding similar articles via LSHTM Research Online

Read it, loved it, but want more similar works? Researchers can now find related articles to the one they are reading but also ones held in the School’s Open Access research repository– the CORE Recommender is here. CORE is a service … Continue reading

Recap from ICEH Alumni Symposium Event held October 29, 2016 in Durban South Africa

ICEH Alumni Symposium Event The ICEH Alumni Symposium Event took place on October 29, 2016 at the Southern Sun Elengeni & Maharani Hotel in Durban, South Africa. It was scheduled as a satellite meeting during the, 10th General Assembly (10GA) … Continue reading

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