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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

Current challenges and proposed solutions to the effective implementation of the RTS, S/AS01 Malaria Vaccine Program in sub-Saharan Africa

In April 2019, the World Health Organisation (WHO) launched the world’s first malaria vaccine, the RTS, S/AS01, as part of a pilot programme in Malawi, Ghana and Kenya. The three countries have a combined target of vaccinating 360000 children (below … Continue reading

National evaluation of the Vanguard new care models programme. Interim report: understanding the national support programme. Survey of STP leads

The Vanguard new care models (NCM) programme was established following the publication of the Five Year Forward View (FYFV) (NHS England, 2014). It brought together all of the principal Arm’s Length Bodies with responsibility for aspects of the NHS in … Continue reading

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Violence against women and girls – a human rights and public health problem

The 25th of November marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and the start of an annual campaign: The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. The international movement, which had its origins at the Women’s … Continue reading

Series on implementation for early child development launched in Archives of Disease in Childhood

An Archives of Disease in Childhood Series #everychildthrive This is a critical moment for global action in early child development (ECD). Worldwide, an estimated 250 million children under the age of five are at risk of not reaching their developmental … Continue reading

The child of the radio

By Radha Chakraborty (Creative Director, Development Media International) Results from a randomised controlled trial conducted by Development Media International and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine in rural Burkina Faso show that mass media can lead to significant increases … Continue reading

Tipping point for global early child development: lessons learned from the Saving Brains portfolio

By Nisso Nurova (MSc Public Health Candidate) The last two decades have shown great political commitment and investment in early child development (ECD), as the third Lancet ECD series, ‘Advancing Early Childhood Development: from Science to Scale’ emphasised the need … Continue reading

Impact of removing indicators from the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF)

NHS England are currently conducting a review of the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF). One of the key areas for investigation is the potential impact of removing the incentives on the quality of care delivered in general practice. There is little evidence … Continue reading

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Impliquer les hommes dans les soins de maternité au Burkina Faso: Nouvelle étude d’un ancienne étudiante de doctorat à LSHTM publiée dans le Bulletin de l’Organisation Mondiale de la Santé

Par Marina A.S. Daniele, ancienne étudiante de doctorat à la Faculté d’Epidémiologie et de Santé de la Population; actuellement chercheur dans l’étude PRECISE au King’s College de Londres. La publication en texte intégral dans le Bulletin de l’OMS peut être … Continue reading

Involving men in maternity care in Burkina Faso: New study by former LSHTM PhD student published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization.

By Marina A.S. Daniele, former PhD student in the Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health at LSHTM, now Midwife Researcher with the PRECISE network at King’s College London. Contact Marina at marina.daniele@kcl.ac.uk & follow her on Twitter @marasdan The full … Continue reading