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“Rethink questions to patients in general practice and focus more on improving primary care”

By Tommaso Manacorda The “Friends and Family Test”, seeking patients’ views, has created anxiety among practices but shed little light on patients’ concerns. It’s time for a rethink, suggests our study. The many ways in which patients can now feedback … Continue reading

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Free Training Materials – Improving NTD mapping by integrating case-management and disease data

Cameroon’s Ministry of Public Health recently hosted an innovative disease mapping training course to equip public health specialists with the skills needed to map and manage the incidence and treatment of six neglected tropical diseases. The 4 day course was taught … Continue reading

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CILIP HLG INTERNATIONAL BUSARYAWARD TRAINING SESSION AT LSHTM (Library & Archives Service)

As the recipient of CILIP HLG International Bursary Award, I was privileged to have a professional training placement at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom. On the first day, I was warmly welcome to the London … Continue reading

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Vansteelandt et al’s 2012 doubly robust method

The zip file linked to here contains SAS macros implementing the doubly robust approach described in: Vansteelandt S, Carpenter J, Kenward M (2012), Analysis of incomplete data using inverse probability weighting and doubly robust estimators, Methodology: European Journal of Research … Continue reading

Exploring public health contributions to alcohol licensing in local government – June 2017 study update

Update on study progress and forthcoming stakeholder workshop Study overview As public health has an increasing role to play in shaping how alcohol is sold in local areas, we are interested in finding out more about how public health practitioners … Continue reading