Monthly Archives: September 2014

BLOG: Are Local Authorities using their new responsibilities to shift the gravity of their spending towards preventive health?

Are Local Authorities using their new responsibilities to shift the gravity of their spending towards preventive health?  Some public health professionals initially struggled to understand different decision-making mechanisms after councils took over public health. What help do public health commissioners need … Continue reading

Job opportunity: help us raise money for the Alumni Fund

The Alumni Office is hiring students and recent graduates to call our wonderful alumni as part of the Alumni Fund Telephone Fundraising Campaign. Benefits of joining the campaign include: Great pay (£10 an hour) Excellent skills to put on your … Continue reading

Follow Africa’s lead in meticulous evaluation of P4P schemes for healthcare

By Mylene Lagarde Working with researchers to evaluate the introduction of financial incentives in developed healthcare economies would yield vital knowledge, explains Mylene Lagarde The jury is very much out on pay-for-performance (P4P) schemes in healthcare – at least as … Continue reading

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The Anthropology, Policy and Politics Group at the Third Symposium of Health Systems Research, Cape Town

The Anthropology, Policy and Politics Group at the London School consists of a group of social scientists and policy analysts working through a range of methods and disciplines, but with a shared focus on process, on qualitative methods and on … Continue reading

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Dhaka Alumni Chapter Meeting

Over twenty alumni, current and prospective students attended the launch of the Dhaka Alumni Chapter, which was held during the World Health Organisation‘s regional committee meeting at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel on 12 September 2014.  The chapter coordinator is Dr … Continue reading

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