Public health has used “propaganda” to convey its message for a long time. Public information films, posters, leaflets, presentations at local meetings: all of these forms of education and persuasion are seen as vital when trying to get the general … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: August 2015
Erin Lafferty and Gwen Knight write for The Conversation about how maths can help us fight infectious disease: “In our globally connected world, pathogens will continue to emerge or re-emerge and spread. Models allow us to make powerful predictions about … Continue reading
On Bank Holiday Monday (August 31st) the Library will be open to LSHTM staff and students from 11:00am to 5:00pm. The Library will re-open as usual at 8:30am on Tuesday 1st September.
In LINEA’s July 2015 webinar, Julian Barr, Dr Nancy Glass and Emeka Nwankwo describe how they have measured social norms to track changes in the course of their work. You can replay this insightful discussion now.
The Research Data Service has become a familiar unit within the academic landscape, evolving from embryonic short-term project into a core part of the institution infrastructure. Following the EPSRC May 2015 deadline, many Research Data Services are in a position … Continue reading
By Jennifer Martin, MSc Control of Infectious Diseases Zimbabwe is a beautiful country filled with kind and gentle people, but unfortunately since independence in 1980, due to a corrupt dictatorship the country is regressing. The capital Harare is littered with … Continue reading
By Sarah Borg, MSc Public Health (Health Promotion stream) My summer project entitled, Portrayal of contraceptive use and consequences of sex in sex scenes: an analysis of recent films popular with young people utilising mixed methods, looks at the safe … Continue reading
“Good School Toolkit” initiative cuts teacher violence against school children by 42% in Uganda.
Help us to preserve the history of public health and global disease by adopting a book from the Library’s historical collections. The Library invites you to play a part in preserving a unique and invaluable resource by joining us at … Continue reading
The great success story of vaccination in the twentieth century was the eradication of smallpox. Although other public health techniques such as isolation and containment were necessary to eliminate the last few wild cases, vaccination was a key weapon against … Continue reading