Monthly Archives: January 2019

Five years after the Ebola epidemic, are new preparedness measures sustainable?

By Michael R. Snyder (Johns Hopkins University) With the five-year anniversary of the West Africa Ebola outbreak declaration approaching, now is an appropriate time to reflect on progress made in improving global public health preparedness. Has the international community learned … Continue reading

Sir Andrew Balfour

On this day, Sir Andrew Balfour, first Director of LSHTM and Scottish Medical Officer, died in 1931. Born in Edinburgh in 1873, it seemed that Balfour would follow in the footsteps of his successful father, Dr T.A.G Balfour, an Edinburgh … Continue reading

MSc One Health: “As a student, you begin to understand pressing global health challenges from multiple perspectives.”

John Ramatowski, MSc One Health alumnus, tells us why he is so passionate about One Health, and talks about his experiences on the Master’s programme at LSHTM. “I graduated from Tufts University in 2016 with a Bachelor’s of Science dual … Continue reading

Scholarship opportunities for the MSc in Demography and Health at LSHTM

The MSc in Demography and Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine has a world-leading reputation for technical training in demography and population studies, and is unique because of its substantive focus on health in all regions of the … Continue reading

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National evaluation of the Vanguard new care models programme. Interim report: understanding the national support programme. Survey of STP leads

The Vanguard new care models (NCM) programme was established following the publication of the Five Year Forward View (FYFV) (NHS England, 2014). It brought together all of the principal Arm’s Length Bodies with responsibility for aspects of the NHS in … Continue reading

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Health Policy and Planning’s Top 10 articles in 2018 – Catch up now!

By Natasha Salaria (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine) Health Policy and Planning publishes health policy and systems research focusing on low- and middle-income countries. The journal consists of four sections; Health Systems Research, Health Economics, Health Policy Processes and … Continue reading

“Demography, for me, is all about looking at both UK and international perspectives – it’s a really useful subject.”

Rebecca Musgrove, LSHTM Alumna from the MSc Demography & Health programme, talks to us about her academic and professional career in Public Health. Hi Rebecca, thanks for talking to us today. Would you be able to tell me a bit … Continue reading

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