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Research on cataract needs to be more inclusive: study finds equity rarely considered in Cochrane reviews and primary research

Research on cataract needs to be more inclusive: study finds equity rarely considered in Cochrane reviews and primary research By Hugh Bassett in News | July 3, 2020 A new paper published in the Journal of Clinical Epidemiology has found that systematic … Continue reading

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Challenges of engaging with Universal Credit system impact on the health and wellbeing of people experiencing homelessness

King’s College London, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Groundswell explored experiences of Universal Credit (UC) to understand the welfare reform’s impact on people who are homeless, and how this might affect their health. The research was … Continue reading

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Supporting global eye health during the COVID-19 pandemic

Nearly three months after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a public health emergency of international concern, we are continuing to feel the effects of the global COVID-19 pandemic. Our partners and colleagues, and those working in the eye health community in general, are very much in our thoughts at this time… Continue reading

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Grace Hatton: Nominee for Tech Women 100

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

Alumni researchers: Investigating TB in sub-Saharan Africa

A team of researchers, led by LSHTM alumnus Benjamin Momo Kadia, are proposing to conduct the first evidence review and synthesis investigating the barriers to and enablers of uptake of and adherence to antiretroviral therapy in the context of integrated … Continue reading