Monthly Archives: February 2017

Horses for Courses (of vaccination) – the role of animals in the early diphtheria immunisation programme

Placing the Public focuses on the human public, and the strand of the project on vaccination is no exception to this. But it is impossible to write a history of immunisation without reference to animals. From the use of cowpox … Continue reading

Reducing Childhood Wasting: What Works? What Doesn’t?

John Peabody (University of California and QURE Healthcare) and David Paculdo (QURE Healthcare) When governments look for ways to improve health care they grapple with questions of where and how best to spend scarce healthcare dollars. Urgency seems to take … Continue reading

Introduction to the Whitehall Study cataloguing project

This is the first blog in a series relating to the cataloguing of the health survey of male civil servants aged 40 and over, more commonly known as the Whitehall Study. For this initial post, I will outline the project … Continue reading

Feeling alert?

As my colleague Chris said in this blog a couple of weeks ago, we are in the process of cataloguing 3000 pamphlets that were locked away in a vault for many years. Here’s one: “On Being Tired”, by a Scottish … Continue reading

Women’s March: marching against a step back in humanity

By Ninha Silva, MARCH Centre Blog Editor (MSc Public Health Candidate) As I was on my way to the Women’s March on London with my sister, I could feel the thrum of anticipation in the air. The always crowded Oxford Street … Continue reading

The School’s research has impact in 189 countries, and we can prove it!

Did you know School authors have collaborated with authors in Liechtenstein? Or Greenland? Or North Korea? Or that the top three European countries which cite our work are the UK, Switzerland and The Netherlands? Now you can explore which other countries … Continue reading