The Peek (portable eye examination kit) app is shown to have equal accuracy to traditional eye-testing charts in a study led by Andrew Bastawrous, who spoke to BBC Radio 4 (from 06m43s): “The main reason for most people not getting … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: May 2015
Want to let the Library know which journals are relevant to your needs? Now is your chance! From Monday 1st June to Friday 31st July you can participate by filling in a short questionnaire specific to your Faculty: EPH: https://lshtm.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/las-eph-2015 … Continue reading
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
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.
What has been your proudest moment or achievement? We asked several alumni from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine to tell us what moment or achievement they are most proud of from their studies and careers. For Dr Bobbi … Continue reading
Antonio Gasparrini’s study about hot and cold weather deaths receives more than 360 pieces of global coverage, including the Guardian, the Independent, the Telegraph, the Daily Mail, Huffington Post Canada, the Weather Network, the China Post, Africa News Network, CBS … Continue reading
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
Levels of intimate partner violence vary hugely between countries, within countries and even across neighbourhoods and regions. In this study, Dr Lori Heise and Andreas Kotsadam uncover crucial macro-level explanations for these disparities.
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
The agenda below links to presentations and video from LINEA’s Inaugural Meeting, held in Cumberland Lodge, Windsor, UK, 30 March-1 April 2015.