Monthly Archives: May 2019

Because mental health matters: raising awareness of mental health in Bangladesh

Kamrun Koly, from Bangladesh, is currently studying the MSc Global Mental Health. In this article, Kamrun describes the mental health initiative she established, how this led her to the MSc, and how the programme will inspire her future work. In … Continue reading

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“Cashgate”, foreign aid, trust and relationships amongst stakeholders and its impact on Malawi’s health system

By Radha Adhikari, Jeevan Sharma and Pam Smith (University of Edinburgh) In June 2014, we arrived in Lilongwe, Malawi from the University of Edinburgh for the first time, to start a research project in collaboration with the Kamuzu College of … Continue reading

Challenges in Global Health: The Complex Art of Leadership

Working in the field of global health can be challenging, as LSHTM alumni are well positioned to know. The complex nature of health ecosystems, cultural boundaries, socioeconomic context, changing landscapes and imbalanced power relationships are a few of the many … Continue reading

Abstract submissions for the 8th African Population Conference (Kampala, 18-22 November) are now open

8th African Population Conference Entebbe – Uganda, 18-22 November 2019 “Harnessing Africa’s Population for Sustainable Development: 25 Years after Cairo and Beyond.” Deadline for submitting papers or abstracts: 30 June 2019 Every four years, The Union for African Population Studies … Continue reading

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Beyond Birth Weight: How Dr Hannah Blencowe is Making Every Baby Count

  Dr Hannah Blencowe joined the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) fresh out of working in Malawi as a pediatrician at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Blantyre where she helped to run the neonatal unit. Having trained in UK … Continue reading