Category Archives: Publications

Publications

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

Posted in Publications | Tagged , | Comments Off on Impact of removing indicators from the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF)

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

New SHEFS study links global environmental changes to future vegetable and legume production

Published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a study led by Dr Pauline Scheelbeek (LSHTM) gathered all existing evidence linking environmental changes to the production of vegetables and legumes. This systematic review has highlighted that, if we continue … Continue reading

Posted in Publications | Comments Off on New SHEFS study links global environmental changes to future vegetable and legume production

Numbers of GPs who want out within 5 years at all-time high, finds survey

The number of GPs who say they are likely to quit direct patient care within five years rose to 39% in 2017 from 35% in 2015, according to a new survey carried out by University of Manchester researchers. The figure rose … Continue reading

New publication: AIDS and the gender gap in life expectancy

Bruno Masquelier (Universite Catholique de Louvain) and Georges Reniers (LSHTM) prepared a short article on AIDS and the gender gap in life expectancy in Africa for Populations et Sociétés; a popular science journal published by the Institut National d’Etudes Démographiques … Continue reading

Posted in Publications | Comments Off on New publication: AIDS and the gender gap in life expectancy

Understanding Primary Care Co-Commissioning: Uptake, Development, and Impacts. Final report (March 2018)

The Health and Social Care Act 2012 gave the power and responsibility for commissioning health services and budgets to groups of GP practices called Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). CCGs will commission the great majority of NHS services for their patients … Continue reading

Planning and managing primary care services: lessons from the NHS in England

It is generally agreed that access to high-quality primary care is vital in the quest to provide the best possible health care at the lowest cost. Finding new ways to deliver and extend access to primary care services is of high priority in many … Continue reading