Monthly Archives: November 2018

A reflection on attending the 2018 Women Leaders in Global Health Conference: Lauren Wedekind

MSc Public Health (2017) alumna, Lauren Wedekind spoke to us about her experience of attending the 2nd Women Leaders in Global Health Conference hosted by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Lauren chose to study at LSHTM in … Continue reading

Emeritus Professor at the Universiti Putra Malaysia: Dr Farida F Jamal

MSc Medical Microbiology alumnus (1976), Dr Farida F Jamal spoke to us about studying at LSHTM and her career in academic and clinical microbiology at the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Malaysia and Universiti Putra Malaysia. Farida decided to … Continue reading

Not a small problem – World Prematurity Day 2018

By Lydia Di Stefano, B Theme student liaison (MSc Reproductive & Sexual Health Research Candidate) November 17 marks World Prematurity Day, a parent-led movement to generate awareness of preterm birth and the impact it has on millions of families globally. … Continue reading

How to present quotes from interview transcripts: the ‘tidying up’ dilemma (including: what do with your own less-than-perfect sentences)

Two members of the DEPTH team, Cicely Marston (supervisor) and Shelly Makleff (PhD student) discuss how best to present quotations from interview transcripts when writing up. We talk about how to present ‘untidy’ speech (e.g. ‘um’, ‘er’, repetition), how much … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Fergus McBean awarded 2018 Civil Service Use of Evidence Award

MSc Public Health: Health Services Management alumnus (2011), Fergus McBean has won the prestigious 2018 Civil Service Use of Evidence Award. The Civil Service Awards, supported by EY, are a highly respected and prestigious cross-government programme to recognise and celebrate the … Continue reading

Senate House Library Membership Event

All School staff and students are entitled to free membership of Senate House Library. This is an excellent resource which gives you access to thousands of online resources. It also entitles you to use their study space and borrow library … Continue reading

Optimizing community health worker programming through supervision

Authored by Kok Maryse (KIT Royal Tropical Institute) After an extensive and careful development process, the World Health Organization (WHO) recently launched the new WHO guideline on health policy and system support to optimize community health worker programmes. Recognizing that … Continue reading