Monthly Archives: April 2019

‘DOING MORE WITH LESS’ – Voices of Frontline Health Service Providers in South Africa

By: Carrie-Brooke Sumner (Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council & University of Cape Town) Health systems under pressure If you work in a health system or health systems research, you’re no stranger to messages … Continue reading

30 Years Alumni – An Interview with Dr Vincent Fauveau

By Dr Paul Lokubal, MSc candidate in Public Health for Development To learn more about thirty years of progress and challenges in maternal and newborn health research, please join us on 30 April for a lecture and panel discussion and … Continue reading

Fat tax or thin subsidy?

Our health depends on what we eat and persistently high levels of obesity, increasing prevalence of diabetes and other non-communicable diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, suggest that we need to improve our diets. This does not only mean reducing the … Continue reading

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“Let Hope Grow”: Advocating for children with disability and their families

By Samantha Sadoo, Research Fellow, LSHTM ‘Let Hope Grow’ is a collaborative project between researchers, artists and families that aims to use artistic imagery to promote early intervention and inclusion for young children with developmental disability.  On 26th March, the works … Continue reading

“The MSc helped me become better at my job and gave me more confidence – I feel I can take on the world!”

Ayub Mpoya and Moses Waweru, both from Kenya, recently completed the MSc Clinical Trials by distance learning. We caught up with Ayub (AM) and Moses (MW) as they celebrated their graduation day, and took a look back on their time … Continue reading