Monthly Archives: August 2013

MSc Community medicine 1980

Here we have another class photo – this is the MSc Community medicine class of 1980. And a handsome bunch at that!  Do you recognise anyone in the photo? Have any funny stories/memories you want to share with us? Have your … Continue reading

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How strongly committed are global organizations to the strengthening of national health systems?

By Jeremy Shiffman and Tamara Hafner Following a period of focus on disease-specific initiatives, including the emergence of GAVI, PEPFAR and the Global Fund, a number of global health organizations have come to give attention to the issue of health … Continue reading

Alumni Profile: Raquel Rogers

Dr Raquel Rogers studied the Certificate in Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacovigilance at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.  Here she talks about her experiences studying the course, and how it has helped her in her career.  “I am a medical … Continue reading

25 years of Health Services Research Symposium

To mark the 25th anniversary of our Department of Health Services Research and Policy, we are organising a half-day symposium in which we will explore how the Department has helped meet the challenges faced by health services and systems in … Continue reading

PUBLICATION: Responsibility without legal authority? Tackling alcohol-related health harms through licensing and planning policy in local government

As part of the Evaluating Local Government Alcohol Policies project, the following output has been published: Download it here: Responsibility without Authority – Journal of Public Health 2013 Or link through to it at the Journal of Public Health Citation: Martineau F, … Continue reading

The science and practice of people-centred health systems

Health Policy and Planning and the organizers of the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research are pleased to issue a call for papers for a special supplement on the theme of “The science and practice of people-centred health systems”. The theme for the call is … Continue reading