Monthly Archives: April 2016

Dr Patricia Mechael wins British Council Social Impact Award

Dr Patricia Mechael, who studied for her PhD at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, was awarded the Social Impact Award at the recent Education UK Alumni Awards. Dr Mechael has been a pioneer of ‘mHealth’; exploring how … Continue reading

EmpowerHack Health LDN: building e-health solutions for a mobile population.

By Charlotte Seeley-Musgrave (MSc Public Health) and Isha Berry (MSc Epidemiology). EmpowerHack is a diverse community that aims to build sustainable humanitarian technologies for women and girls in crisis. Read about how it all started in the first post: EmpowerHack: … Continue reading

Fit Cities and London’s Olympic Legacy

The School is a member of London Universities International Partnership, a group of London Universities that work with the Mayor of London’s office promote the UK’s capital city as a top destination for education, culture and tourism. Earlier this year … Continue reading

BLOG: Transforming community relations is the starting point for achieving real public health improvements

Healthful communities do not emerge out of social and economic deprivation or through top-down intervention. The key is listening to what communities say is making them ill and creating partnerships to address these issues. This allows change to take off … Continue reading

HIV self-testing policies

The current policy situation regarding HIV self-testing in STAR project countries is as follows: Malawi There is no formal policy on HIV self-testing in the national guidelines on HIV testing services and no HIV self-test kits are licensed and registered … Continue reading

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HIV self-testing resources

  The Kenya HIV Testing Services Guidelines 2015 National AIDS and STI Control Programme (NASCOP) 2015 2015, Regulatory & Policy Documents   HIV self-testing among transgender women in San Francisco – a pilot study 2015, Presentations     Supervised HIV … Continue reading

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Chodziwadziwa Kabudula presented on Enhancing Demographic Datasets Through Record Linkage in an invited session on the Data Revolution in Africa: Recent Developments in Practice A pdf of the presentation is available here.