Monthly Archives: February 2014

Sustainably graduating – so they don’t come home to live with us

By Robert Steinglass, Immunization Senior Advisor for JSI Have we been kicking the can down Sustainability Street? I have never forgotten his irritated impatience, or my surprise, when a senior WHO Immunization Officer told me 25 years ago, just as … Continue reading

Celebrating the 5th anniversary of my sight-restoring cataract surgery at LSHTM

Five years ago I was barely able to see and today I am learning about public health efforts to prevent blindness and improve eye-health worldwide. To celebrate the fifth anniversary of my sight-restoring cataract surgery, I thought to share a … Continue reading

Kaye Welling’s HIV/AIDS archives catalogue now available

The catalogue of the papers of Kaye Welling is now available on the LSHTM archives catalogue. The papers relate to her work she undertook on HIV/AIDS public education and media coverage during the 1980s-1990s whilst based in the Centre of Sexual … Continue reading

SciELO now available in the Web of Science

Thomson Reuters announced today that SciELO is now available via the Web of Science. SciELO is an open access database, providing links to articles from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain, Portugal and South Africa. These cover a range of health, … Continue reading

In the SHT

Mark (the librarian) looked up from a pile of pamphlets on nutrition and water supply and mused “why are these ‘bex-ee’ (BEXY) and ‘sez-ee’ (SEZY)?” As a young twenty something with (mostly) one thing on his mind he was no … Continue reading