Monthly Archives: July 2017

Workshop on sensitivity in scientific and medical collections, 17 July 2017

The LSHTM Library & Archives service recently hosted a joint workshop with the Health Archives and Records Group (HARG) on ‘handling sensitivity issues in scientific and medical collections’. The workshop was developed partially stemming from the sensitivity issues surrounding cataloguing … Continue reading

Injecting a business perspective into routine immunization programs

By Christian Suharlim (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health) Cross-posted at immunizationeconomics.org. Imagine you own a parking garage business. Half of your costs are associated with owning, building, and maintaining the property – a third for labor costs associated with … Continue reading

STI Bottlenecks supplement and blog post now online

Please find below the link to the special issue of Sexually Transmitted Infections with the papers from the HIV Bottlenecks Study.   Online supplement http://sti.bmj.com/content/93/Suppl_3. The blog post is available at http://blogs.bmj.com/sti/?p=1310.   Twitter:    

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Peek demo for Prince Harry

During a visit to the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, he met Peek co-founder and CEO Andrew Bastawrous, who is also Assistant Professor in International Eye Health at the School, along with other members of the Peek team … Continue reading

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“Rethink questions to patients in general practice and focus more on improving primary care”

By Tommaso Manacorda The “Friends and Family Test”, seeking patients’ views, has created anxiety among practices but shed little light on patients’ concerns. It’s time for a rethink, suggests our study. The many ways in which patients can now feedback … Continue reading

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Climate change: looking beyond the environmental impact (part 2)

By Victoria Ponce, MARCH centre blog volunteer (MSc Public Health candidate) This year’s climate change discussion and polemic have been accentuated by events such as the carbon dioxide peak in May, Portugal’s deadly wildfires and the hottest June day in … Continue reading

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WHO Director-General Dr Tedros visits the School

MSc Immunology of Infectious Diseases alumnus (1992) and Honorary Fellow, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus visited the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine on 10 July, on his first visit to the UK since taking up the role as Director-General … Continue reading

Bobbi Pritt Career Talk

In June, MSc in Medical Parasitology, Bobbi Pritt visited the School to give a career talk. Bobbi took current students through real life case studies and tested their knowledge of parasites. She also gave them advice on how to build … Continue reading