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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

Informing design and implementation for early child development programmes

Archives of Disease in Childhood Series coming in 2019 This page will be updated over the next few months as the series is released. Read below for background information to the series and the programmes that made it possible.  This … Continue reading

New publication from PSG: Linkage to care and antiretroviral therapy initiation by testing modality among individuals newly diagnosed with HIV in Tanzania, 2014–2017

First-authored by PSG’s Dr. Christopher Rentsch, co-authored by Dr. Alison Wringe, Professor Jim Todd and Dr. Georges Reniers, also of PSG. The full document is available from https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/tmi.13153 Abstract Objective To measure linkage to care and antiretroviral therapy (ART) initiation … Continue reading

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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

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

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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