Monthly Archives: May 2014

Abolition of user fees: do we (really) know enough?

By Valéry Ridde and Emilie Robert, University of Montreal “I think the bank was ideological”, in an interview with The Guardian last month the President of the World Bank surprised everyone by acknowledging that his institution had for years promoted … Continue reading

Introduction- Hi there!

Dear all, I am Susan Nakubulwa and I completed the MSc in Epidemiology by distance learning last year. I attended the graduation ceremony this year in March 2014. Oh, it was such a colourful event! I am a data manager within the statistics … Continue reading

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BLOG: Modelling human behaviour and social interactions can help evaluations to explain the unexpected

Modelling human behaviour and social interactions can help evaluations to explain the unexpected  Zaid Chalabi and Theo Lorenc discuss why simulations based on known human behaviour could help us to understand complex interventions like Glasgow’s urban regeneration programme. When big sports … Continue reading

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First digitally-born e-thesis at LSHTM

A milestone has been reached with the School’s first ‘e-born’ thesis now available via LSHTM Research Online! The thesis by Dr Alex Cook and entitled ‘Control of Salmonella infection in pigs at the farm level in Great Britain‘ joins the … Continue reading

SEMINAR: Can Agent-Based Models Inform the Evaluation of Complex Natural Experiments?

SPHR@L Seminar Series NIHR School for Public Health Research @ LSHTM ‘Can Agent-Based Models Inform the Evaluation of Complex Natural Experiments’ Speaker: Dr. Zaid Chalabi (LSHTM) Dr. Theo Lorenc (UCL) Read the seminar abstract! Read the seminar blog! Date: Tuesday, 20th May 2014 Time: 12.45-14.00 … Continue reading

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The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Latin American Network Initiative

In 2011 the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) network was created. The main idea of this network is to bring together staff, students and alumni from the School who are currently working or are interested in working in Latin American and Caribbean … Continue reading