By Victoria Ponce, MARCH centre blog volunteer (MSc Public Health candidate) We have all heard of climate change and its effects on the environment. But what do you really know about the health effects of climate change? How does climate … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: April 2017
New ALPHA Network publication alert: findings from a national policy review, health facility surveys and key informant interviews in Uganda
McRobie E, Wringe A, Nakiyingi-Miiro J, Kiweewa F, Lutalo T, Nakigozi G, Todd J, Eaton JW, Zaba B, and Church K. HIV policy implementation in two health and demographic surveillance sites in Uganda: findings from a national policy review, health … Continue reading
By Alec Fraser, Stefanie Tan & Nicholas Mays SIBs bring promises of extra cash and reduced fragmentation but also concerns about private sector interests, practicality and governance. What does research tell us about Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) and their applicability … Continue reading
Partnership and politics in global health: The case of re-integrating maternal, newborn and child health
By Katerini Storeng, University of Oslo and LSHTM & Dominique Behague, Vanderbilt University, Kings College London and LSHTM We often judge global health initiatives in terms of the funding they generate and the number of lives they save. But how does … Continue reading
Mwangome MN, Geubbels E, Wringe A, Todd J, Klatser P, Dieleman M. A qualitative study of the determinants of HIV guidelines implementation in two south-eastern districts of Tanzania. Health Policy Plan. 2017 Mar 22.
April 25th is Malaria Day, and as a result, the collection of the month here at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine archives is the Macdonald Collection. George Macdonald was born in 1903 in Sheffield, the son of … Continue reading
Heidi Loening-Voysey, a child protection research and evaluation specialist at UNICEF Office of Research- Innocenti examines research findings and evidence on parenting of adolescents in eastern and southern African countries
Inequitable Gender Norms From Early Adolescence to Young Adulthood in Uganda: Tool Validation and Differences Across Age Groups
A cluster-sampled survey exploring the distribution of levels of support for equitable gender norms in different age groups in rural and urban communities in Uganda.
Trends in Adolescent Overweight Perception and Its Association With Psychosomatic Health 2002–2014: Evidence From 33 Countries
What is the role of body images and how does it affect our adolescents? This paper analyses the trends and perception of adolescent overweight and its association with psychosomatic health in 33 countries.
NIHR announcement of renewed School for Public Health membership – 4th April 2017 The LSHTM renewal bid was led by Mark Petticrew, Karen Lock, Steve Cummins, Matt Egan and Richard Smith. The LSHTM team is greatly looking forward to five … Continue reading