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Public Health

Executive Fellows bring valuable leadership insights to LSHTM

The first residential week of the Executive Programme for Global Health Leadership successfully launched last week with 14 Fellows joining us from around the world. This course, the first of its kind at LSHTM, was set up to address the … Continue reading

Commissioning for health improvement following the 2012 health and social care reforms in England: what has changed?

Abstract Background The wide-ranging program of reforms brought about by the Health and Social Care Act (2012) in England fundamentally changed the operation of the public health system, moving responsibility for the commissioning and delivery of services from the National … Continue reading

Health in Humanitarian crises: overcoming challenges

In this blog, Dr Karl Blanchet, Director of the Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, reflects on recent work in Greece and Lebanon exploring health issues among populations displaced by crises. He … Continue reading

Public Health and Obesity in England – the New Infrastructure Examined

By Anna Coleman and Stephen Peckham Since April 2013, we have been investigating the changing public health system in England. These changes came about as a result of the Health and Social Care Act (2012) and have had profound implications … Continue reading

PHOENIX: Public Health and Obesity in England– the New Infrastructure Examined

The PHOENIX project examined the impact of structural changes to the health and care system in England on the functioning of the public health system, and on the approaches taken to improving the public’s health.  This report is the fifth … Continue reading

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Conflicts of Interest in Public Health & Research Examined in School Symposium

By Ángela Carriedo & Adrian Paul Rabe 13 April 2016, 19:30; Keppel St – A symposium on conflicts of interest was held at the John Snow Lecture Theatre of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. The event, entitled “Conflicts of … Continue reading

EmpowerHack Health LDN: building e-health solutions for a mobile population.

By Charlotte Seeley-Musgrave (MSc Public Health) and Isha Berry (MSc Epidemiology). EmpowerHack is a diverse community that aims to build sustainable humanitarian technologies for women and girls in crisis. Read about how it all started in the first post: EmpowerHack: … Continue reading