Tag Archives: HIV

Prince Harry visits the School for roundtable discussion on HIV/AIDS

Global HIV leaders have committed to ensuring young people affected by HIV/AIDS play an integral part in shaping new research and policies to strengthen HIV prevention, testing and treatment in sub-Saharan Africa. The agreement was made during a special roundtable … Continue reading

Spotlight systematic reviews from upcoming supplement: Building integrated HIV health systems

By Martin Mckee and Dina Balabanova (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine) and Fiona Leh Hoon Chuah and Helena Legido-Quigley (National University of Singapore)  Are integrated health systems more efficient and cost-saving or more even resilient than parallel, specialist systems? … Continue reading

Peter Raynes: HIV Response Sector Specialist

MSc Public Health for Developing Countries alumnus, Peter Raynes told us about his time studying at the School and the impact his studies have had on his career. Peter decided to study at the School in 2004 as he  wanted … Continue reading

Becoming emotional about public health

For me, writing history is an emotional process. Last week in the Wellcome Library archive I got the giggles reading an editor’s commentary on a draft of a safer-sex leaflet from 1987. The text was a 1987 Brook pamphlet on … Continue reading

World AIDS Day 2016: reasons to hope?

By Jamie Enoch (Research Assistant in AIDS Policy, LSHTM) Has 2016 been one of the worst years in history? Whatever your take on the overall state of the world, there is room to approach World AIDS Day with cautious optimism. … Continue reading

The US election results and the fragility of global HIV control initiatives

By Richard Coker and Mishal Khan (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine) The recent election of Donald Trump has cast a dark cloud of uncertainty over the United States’ role in international development, and for HIV/AIDS, has thrown the … Continue reading

World AIDS Day: AIDS Social History Programme

To mark World AIDS Day, we are profiling some of the School’s HIV and AIDS collections which are available for the research community to access. The AIDS Social History Programme collection was created as a documentary archive for the project … Continue reading

Prisoner Health in Zambia: what does a systems-thinking approach reveal?

By Stephanie Topp (James Cook University) In Zambia, as in sub-Saharan Africa, the prison population is predominantly male and experiences high rates of disease including HIV and tuberculosis.  Notwithstanding growing recognition of this problem, the issue of prison health has … Continue reading

What can we do now to end the HIV-AIDS epidemic?

By Vishnu Shankar (Stanford University) With over 36.9 million individuals globally living with HIV-AIDS and an estimated 35 million people dead since the start of the epidemic, what will it take to have an AIDS-free generation? Last month, the United … Continue reading

Twelve days of Christmas

Murallitharan is a medical doctor from Malaysia and currently a Chevening scholar studying the MSc Health Policy, Planning & Financing, taught jointly by the School and LSE. With frost settling on the trees, beautiful sparkling lights on the streets, fir … Continue reading