Tag Archives: community

Twitter chat on 3rd October for Launch of Supplement – Join Us!

By Natasha Salaria (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine) I am pleased to announce that @HPP_LSHTM will be hosting a Twitter chat on 3 OCTOBER using the hashtag #CommunityMNH! Date: 3 October, 2017 Time: 2-3pm UK TIME Location: Twitter … Continue reading

Can communities become too engaged in global health initiatives? And how to measure their existence?

By Dana Greeson (Columbia University) and Karen Grépin (Wilfrid Laurier University) The success of health initiatives depends on how they are accepted by target communities. Do community members perceive the initiative as addressing a priority issue? Is the intervention culturally … Continue reading

Live in Camden and interested in taking part in our discussion group on alcohol and your community?

Date: Thursday 26th May 2016 Time: 6pm – 8pm (welcome food and refreshments available from 5.30pm) Place: Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regent’s Park Road, London, NW1 7AY (8 min walk from Camden Town tube) To APPLY NOW simply click on the … Continue reading

BLOG: Transforming community relations is the starting point for achieving real public health improvements

Healthful communities do not emerge out of social and economic deprivation or through top-down intervention. The key is listening to what communities say is making them ill and creating partnerships to address these issues. This allows change to take off … Continue reading

Hello world. A new blog on open education at LSHTM

An informal space for LSHTM staff and students interested in open education My name is Sally Parsley. I’m a digital project manager and technologist with the Disability and Eye Health group at the school. I’ve worked on Open Access materials for … Continue reading

ANNOUNCEMENT: National evaluation of Big Lottery-funded initiative: The ‘Big Local’

Lancaster University announces national evaluation of Big Lottery-funded initiative – does ‘Big Local’ have big health impact? A Lancaster University Professor will head up a research team examining if giving people greater control over their lives and community can positively … Continue reading