Monthly Archives: November 2017

New Scholarship Opportunity: Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Kirkpatrick Scholarship 2018/19 for MSc Public Health for Eye Care

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Kirkpatrick Scholarship 2018-19 A bequest to the School, by Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Kirkpatrick’s daughters Elsie and Daphne Kirkpatrick, endowed funding to set up scholarships ‘for the promotion and encouragement of study in the ophthalmic section’ in memory of their … Continue reading

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New Scholarship Opportunity: Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium (CEHC) Scholarships 2018/19 for MSc Public Health for Eye Care

CEHC 2018.19 — MSc PHEC Scholarships ApplicationMasters in Public Health for Eye Care at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom To support the training of eye health professionals with strong public health skills, we are offering scholarships for … Continue reading

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Giving Tuesday – one week to go

#givingtuesday, which falls on Tuesday 28 November this year, is the day to “do good stuff” for a charity or cause you care about. Last year, thanks to the generosity of our alumni and School community, we raised £1,700 towards … Continue reading

The UK ME/CFS Biobank Christmas Appeal

The CureME team is launching the UK ME/CFS Biobank Christmas Appeal to: Release  samples to researchers around the world, searching for the biomarkers of ME/CFS. Ensure the long-term sustainability of the Biobank as a resource. The team has a simple mission … Continue reading

STEP-BY-STEP: How to measure health worker motivation in Low- and Middle Income Countries (LMICs)

By Jo Borghi (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine) This published paper on ‘How to do (or not to do)… Measuring health worker motivation in surveys in low- and middle-income countries’ aims to provide a practical overview of the … Continue reading

Constructing a literature search for a systematic review: part 3, putting your search terms together and testing their efficiency

This is the third in a series of posts looking at how to put together a literature search for a systematic review. Part 1 looked at the preparation required before you start putting the search together and gives some background to the … Continue reading

Let them thrive! World Prematurity Day 2017

By Victoria Ponce, MARCH centre Today, 17th November, is World Prematurity Day, a global event which aim is to increase awareness of premature birth, newborn health and the devastating impact that it can have on families. By supporting Every Newborn Action … Continue reading

NEW ISSUE – Community Eye Health Journal: Retinopathy of prematurity: it is time to take action

Community Eye Health Journal Volume 30 | Issue 99 | 2017 Opening the eyes of eye care practitioners to prevent blindness in premature babies Compelled to lower the incidence of global blindness, the Community Eye Health Journal has brought twelve … Continue reading

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