Monthly Archives: May 2015

Peek eye testing app shown to work as well as charts for visual acuity

Peek Acuity, the app used to test eyesight easily and affordably using a smartphone, is as accurate as traditional charts, according to a study published today. Peek (the Portable Eye Examination Kit) is a unique smartphone-based system for comprehensive eye testing … Continue reading

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Impact of SaME trafficking work

Research conducted by Cathy Zimmerman, a founding member of the Gender Health and Violence Centre (GHVC), put the physical and mental health of women trafficked for sexual exploitation firmly on the international agenda.

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Obituary: Professor Bill Macdonald

Article reproduced with permission from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM).  Professor Bill Macdonald, Previous Dean of LSTM was buried yesterday, following his death at the end of April. Born in Glasgow 1927, his university education began in the … Continue reading

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#studyGMH: How can students help tackle mental health issues?

By Georgina Miguel Esponda, MSc Global Mental Health alumna During the MSc programme we had the opportunity to have a couple of informal gatherings with the academic staff and other guest speakers at lectures. As a result of networking through … Continue reading