Monthly Archives: December 2015

New Published Paper: Peek Retina – “Clinical Validation of a Smartphone-Based Adapter for Optic Disc Imaging in Kenya”

Clinical Validation of a Smartphone-Based Adapter for Optic Disc Imaging in Kenya   Andrew Bastawrous, MBChB, BSc(Hons), FHEA, MRCOphth; Mario Ettore Giardini, PhD; Nigel M. Bolster, MEng; Tunde Peto,MD, PhD; Nisha Shah, MSc; Iain A. T. Livingstone, FRCOphth; Helen A.Weiss, … Continue reading

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Welcome to Wellcome

Murallitharan is a medical doctor from Malaysia and currently a Chevening scholar studying the MSc Health Policy, Planning & Financing, taught jointly by the School and LSE. If you have walked upstairs at the School Library (up those narrow submarine-like … Continue reading

Female Laboratory Assistants at London School of Tropical Medicine

Just over a hundred years ago, the Seamen’s Hospital Society’s Committee agreed upon the employment of laboratory girls. Prior to this, position of laboratory assistants were given to men, however due to conscription during the First World War the number … Continue reading

Alumni Report: Improving childbirth services in rural Tanzania

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine alumni Dr Manuela Straneo (MSc Public Health 2011, Distance Learning) and Dr Piera Fogliati (MSc Epidemiology 2009, Distance Learning), are currently in Tanzania working for Doctors with Africa, the largest Italian non-governmental organisation for the promotion … Continue reading

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End of grant and MRC/RCUK open access publications

Below is a FAQ we often get here at the School from projects that are funded by the RCUK. Question: We have an MRC-funded grant which was awarded before April 2013 and which ends 31 Dec 2015. The original budget … Continue reading