Monthly Archives: December 2019

13-18 December 2019

Heidi Larson speaks to BBC Radio 4 (from 03:40) about the spread of vaccine misinformation online. Heidi said: “The Wakefield paper was published in 1998 – people forget that was the same year Google opened their doors, and that was … Continue reading

Jose Luis Garcia: Volunteering in Tchad

Jose Luis Garcia studied the Professional Diploma of Tropical Nursing (PDTN), graduating in 2018. After his time at LSHTM he embarked on a volunteering experience in Tchad (Republic of Chad) for the Iluminafrica Foundation. In this post he explains his … Continue reading

6 – 12 December 2019

Heidi Larson speaks to Reuters, BBC News, the Guardian and The Times about the global surge in measles cases and deaths. Heidi said: “Measles, the most contagious of all vaccine-preventable diseases, is the tip of the iceberg of other vaccine-preventable disease … Continue reading

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SUPPLEMENT LAUNCH: Access to Medicines through Health Systems in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

By Ebiowei S.F Orubu (Niger Delta University) & Sachiko Ozawa (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) What does access to medicines in health systems mean, and why is this of concern? This special issue in the journal Health Policy … Continue reading

Trip report: LSHTM Participatory research workshop at Kyoto University

In our latest blog post, DEPTH researcher Dr Alicia Renedo gives us an overview of her experience delivering a short course on participatory research at Kyoto University School of Public Health. The short course consisted of two full day workshops (day … Continue reading

Does scaling up guarantee quality of care for HIV patients in northern Uganda?

By Joseph J. Valadez, Ulrike Seeberger (Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine) HIV/AIDS is one of the first global epidemics that killed complete generations of young adults. Its transition towards a chronic condition is one of the great achievements of medicine, … Continue reading

Grace Hatton: Nominee for Tech Women 100

Grace Hatton studied for a Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene and now works as a Clinical Research Fellow and Clinical Entrepreneur at NHS England. She is the only MHS medical employee to be shortlisted for the incredible Tech Women … Continue reading