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ESPEN’s NTD website goes live

Global Trachoma Mapping Project supported The World Health Organisation’s Expanded Special Project for Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (ESPEN)* have launched a new open-access AFRO NTD portal mapping the prevalence of the five most common neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in 37 African countries. Launched at … Continue reading

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Everything you wanted to know about literature searching and were afraid to ask !!

Stop press, stop press !!! Everything you wanted to know about literature searching and were afraid to ask !! Fear no more, lunch time help is now available in the Library for MSc students throughout most of May, June and … Continue reading

NIHR SPHR challenges for public health research: reflections and ways forward

Understanding complex systems and context, while retaining generalisability of findings, are key issues, as the next stage of our research tries to genuinely involve the public. By Matt Egan SPHR at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (SPHR@L) … Continue reading

A new initiative to map a little known disease brings hope of elimination

Even amongst public health professionals podoconiosis (or endemic non-filarial elephantiasis) is one of the more neglected of the neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).  But much like the better-known polio or guinea-worm disease, the elimination of this debilitating condition is within sight. This … Continue reading

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What can be done to improve hygiene programming in Humanitarian Emergencies?

The Environmental Health Group has recently embarked on a new project with Action Against Hunger (ACF) and the Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology (CAWST) to improve the way hygiene programs are designed in humanitarian crises. At LSHTM this work … Continue reading

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Short course in Advanced STATA: Programming and other techniques to make your life easier.

A 5-day course from the Population Studies Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Date: Monday 6th November  to Friday 10th November 2017 Cost: £1315 The course is aimed at researchers and other professionals, from any discipline, who regularly … Continue reading

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