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Jose Luis Garcia: Volunteering in Tchad

Jose Luis Garcia studied the Professional Diploma of Tropical Nursing (PDTN), graduating in 2018. After his time at LSHTM he embarked on a volunteering experience in Tchad (Republic of Chad) for the Iluminafrica Foundation. In this post he explains his … Continue reading

Grace Hatton: Nominee for Tech Women 100

Grace Hatton studied for a Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene and now works as a Clinical Research Fellow and Clinical Entrepreneur at NHS England. She is the only MHS medical employee to be shortlisted for the incredible Tech Women … Continue reading

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

How did the unhealthy food environment evolve in New York City?

PHI|Lab member Nico Berger, in collaboration with the Built Environment and Health Research Group at Columbia University, recently published a study on changes in the unhealthy food environment in New York City. The study found that the number of food outlets selling … Continue reading

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Fat tax or thin subsidy?

Our health depends on what we eat and persistently high levels of obesity, increasing prevalence of diabetes and other non-communicable diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, suggest that we need to improve our diets. This does not only mean reducing the … Continue reading

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The UK ME/CFS Biobank Christmas Appeal

The CureME team is launching the UK ME/CFS Biobank Christmas Appeal to: Release  samples to researchers around the world, searching for the biomarkers of ME/CFS. Ensure the long-term sustainability of the Biobank as a resource. The team has a simple mission … Continue reading