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WSJ Video, “Who Pays for Healthcare? Depends on Where You Live” featuring Martin Gorsky

The coronavirus pandemic has revived a debate over one of the most divisive concepts in American politics: Should patients have to pay for their health care? WSJ explores what works, and what doesn’t, in a universal health-care system: https://www.wsj.com/video/who-pays-for-health-care-depends-on-where-you-live/62D79DBB-1507-44D7-B031-7D065863B5F5.html

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Guest lecture in the age of COVID-19: From leprosy research in Bergen to medical development in Nigeria

Before the COVID-19 pandemic turned the academic calendar upside down, the Selskapet til Vitenskapenes Fremme (Society for the Advancement of Science) at the University of Bergen invited John Manton from the Centre for History in Public Health to give a … Continue reading

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25 June – 1 July

A snapshot of media coverage on COVID-19 Peter Piot (30/06) Peter emphasises that face masks should be compulsory in all public and enclosed spaces, in The Guardian. Peter said: “Britain is a nation of people who want absolute evidence, and … Continue reading

Digitised Collections

While LSHTM remains closed and most of our archives are out of reach in Keppel Street, we thought we would highlight some of our digitised collections, available to researchers from the comfort of their own homes…  Student Registers   Our collection of student registers are an excellent resource for researchers interested … Continue reading

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18 – 24 June

A snapshot of media coverage on COVID-19 Peter Piot (24/06) On The China Current, Peter highlights the importance of mass behavioural change as a “second line of defence” against COVID-19 in the absence of an effective vaccine. Peter said: “As … Continue reading

Dr Neil Hamilton Fairley

Renowned for his work on Malaria during the Second World War, Neil Hamilton Fairley, who held a lecturer position at LSHTM in the 1920s, dedicated his life to the research of parasitic disease. This blog explores his life and work.  Born in Australia in 1891, Neil Hamilton Fairley … Continue reading

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11 – 17 June

A snapshot of media coverage on COVID-19 Since 1 January, LSHTM has featured in more than 55,000 pieces of coverage on the coronavirus outbreak across print, broadcast and online. Many thanks to colleagues who are sparing the time to conduct … Continue reading

Think Malawi. Think tobacco. Think again.

By Ronald Labonte, PhD (University of Ottawa), Raphael Lencucha, PhD (McGill University) and Takondwa Moyo, BSc (Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources) When you think Malawi and agriculture, you think tobacco. Why wouldn’t you? While not the biggest tobacco leaf … Continue reading

5 – 10 June

A snapshot of media coverage on COVID-19 Liam Smeeth (09/06) Liam warns that it is too “premature” to say that COVID-19 is in retreat in all regions of the UK, on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme (from 1:22:55). Liam said: … Continue reading