Reuters cover research led by James Milner that found a moderate change in typical Indian diets could benefit both health and the environment. In the article James says: “In India, the proportion of freshwater available for agricultural production may already … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: April 2017
By Edmond Ng, Senior Statistical Analyst, and Sarah Curran, Programme Manager, Global Burden of Disease Independent Advisory Committee, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine People living in 35 industrialised countries can look forward to longer lives, a recent Lancet study suggests. … Continue reading
Dr J. Soka Moses is a Liberian medical doctor and MSc Control in Infectious Diseases alumnus (2016) who worked in one of the biggest Ebola Treatment Units (ETU) in Monrovia, Liberia during the 2014 Ebola outbreak. In 2015 when transmission … Continue reading
Heidi Loening-Voysey, a child protection research and evaluation specialist at UNICEF Office of Research- Innocenti examines research findings and evidence on parenting of adolescents in eastern and southern African countries
Inequitable Gender Norms From Early Adolescence to Young Adulthood in Uganda: Tool Validation and Differences Across Age Groups
A cluster-sampled survey exploring the distribution of levels of support for equitable gender norms in different age groups in rural and urban communities in Uganda.
Gaussian Repeated Measures with conjugate priors fitted using proc MCMC in SAS. Updated 12 September 2019 to give proper message when detecting missing data in a covariate Quick summary The basic idea is to use conjugate priors to reduce autocorrelation … Continue reading
Trends in Adolescent Overweight Perception and Its Association With Psychosomatic Health 2002–2014: Evidence From 33 Countries
What is the role of body images and how does it affect our adolescents? This paper analyses the trends and perception of adolescent overweight and its association with psychosomatic health in 33 countries.
PhD in Health Care Epidemiology alumnus (1983), Cesar Victora has won the prestigious 2017 Gairdner Global Health Award. The John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award recognises the world’s top scientists who have made outstanding achievements in Global Health Research. … Continue reading
NIHR announcement of renewed School for Public Health membership – 4th April 2017 The LSHTM renewal bid was led by Mark Petticrew, Karen Lock, Steve Cummins, Matt Egan and Richard Smith. The LSHTM team is greatly looking forward to five … Continue reading
The refreshed and renewed membership for the NIHR School for Public Health Research was announced (4 April 2017). Following an open competition, the membership of the School from 1 April 2017 to 30 March 2022 is confirmed as: University of Bristol University … Continue reading