Tag Archives: Mental health

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

Breaking Silos and Building Bridges

LSHTM alumni Ben Weobong writes about his time at the 2016 MARCH retreat and how different facets of health must come together to defeat a common enemy Continue reading

Intersectional public health: filling the gaps for adolescents

In highly specialized environments where every pot has a lid, how do we create a space for intersectionality? Brooke Watson looks at how adolescent mental health services navigate the murky waters of intersectionality. Continue reading

Alumni Profile: Dorcas Gwata

Award winning Public Health Specialist and MSc Public Health (2008) graduate, Dorcas Gwata shared with the Alumni Team the impact studying at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has had on her career and the recognition her work … Continue reading

Migrant children who don’t make the front page

By Dr Cathy Zimmerman, Reader in Gender Violence and Health at the School. The recent image of the body of a dead three-old boy on a Turkish beach seized the world’s attention and provoked the worst nightmare of parents everywhere. This … Continue reading

One in Four: Experience and Action

Globally, approximately 450 million people have a mental health problem. This equates to one in four families worldwide having at least one member with a mental health problem. The School’s Centre for Global Mental Health has brought together exhibits that … Continue reading

mHealth in Practice: Mobile technology for health promotion in the developing world

Patricia Mechael, who completed her PhD at LSHTM in 2006 on the health-related uses of mobile phones in Egypt, recently published a co-edited volume with Jonathan Donner from Microsoft Research entitled: *mHealth in Practice: Mobile technology for health promotion in … Continue reading