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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

Summer project: safe sex messages in films

By Sarah Borg, MSc Public Health (Health Promotion stream) My summer project entitled, Portrayal of contraceptive use and consequences of sex in sex scenes: an analysis of recent films popular with young people utilising mixed methods, looks at the safe … Continue reading

My top five reasons for studying at the School

By Sarah Borg, MSc Public Health I moved to London from Adelaide, Australia in September 2014 to undertake a one-year full time Masters of Public Health at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Prior to this I completed a … Continue reading

The paradox of time… (in University)

By Jillian Kowalchuk, MSc Public Health (Distance Learning). Jillian recently completed her blended learning option, which allows PG Diploma and MSc distance learning students the opportunity to study up to two modules at the School in place of distance learning modules. As you … Continue reading