Monthly Archives: February 2017

Horses for Courses (of vaccination) – the role of animals in the early diphtheria immunisation programme

Placing the Public focuses on the human public, and the strand of the project on vaccination is no exception to this. But it is impossible to write a history of immunisation without reference to animals. From the use of cowpox … Continue reading

Reducing Childhood Wasting: What Works? What Doesn’t?

John Peabody (University of California and QURE Healthcare) and David Paculdo (QURE Healthcare) When governments look for ways to improve health care they grapple with questions of where and how best to spend scarce healthcare dollars. Urgency seems to take … Continue reading

Commissioning for health improvement following the 2012 health and social care reforms in England: what has changed?

Abstract Background The wide-ranging program of reforms brought about by the Health and Social Care Act (2012) in England fundamentally changed the operation of the public health system, moving responsibility for the commissioning and delivery of services from the National … Continue reading

Even more on literature searching

“Which database should I use for my topic ? “ is an all too familiar question. Luckily, help is at hand – http://www.lshtm.ac.uk/library/resources/databases/index.html – is a useful list of databases by subject, and for big topics such as “Public Health”, … Continue reading

Help with Literature searching

Confused about AND, OR, NOT, and those pesky wildcards, then don’t be. The Library can help you understand the mysteries of these Boolean Operators and assist you with conducting Efficient and Effective literature searches and systematic reviews. These can be … Continue reading

New Seminar!: “Eye Care in Africa: Public Health collaborating and competing with Clinical Care to end avoidable blindnesss” 9 March 12.45pm – 2pm, John Snow B, K/LSHTM

Part of the ICED Seminar Series: ICED and the International Centre for Eye Health (ICEH) jointly present: Eye Care in Africa: Public Health collaborating and competing with Clinical Care to end avoidable blindness Ciku Mathenge MD, PhD 2003 Alumna – … Continue reading

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New Seminar!: “Eye Care in Africa: Public Health collaborating and competing with Clinical Care to end avoidable blindness” 9 March 12.45pm – 2pm, John Snow B, K/LSHTM

Part of the ICED Seminar Series: ICED and the International Centre for Eye Health (ICEH) jointly present: Eye Care in Africa: Public Health collaborating and competing with Clinical Care to end avoidable blindness Ciku Mathenge MD, PhD 2003 Alumna – … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on New Seminar!: “Eye Care in Africa: Public Health collaborating and competing with Clinical Care to end avoidable blindness” 9 March 12.45pm – 2pm, John Snow B, K/LSHTM