Monthly Archives: October 2017

Gain new insight into your health research using text mining

An abundance of scholarly resources are available to the researcher, easily discoverable through use of a few search terms. However, this opulence comes at a price: there is too much literature for a researcher to find and read themselves. Text … Continue reading

Capturing the Open Access status of some of the year’s research from LSHTM

In the name of Open Access Week 2017, we have had a look at some of the research produced by LSHTM researchers over the past year to see whether the content of research that is featured in blog posts and … Continue reading

A century of international health systems metrics

The Journal of Global History this November features an article by Martin Gorsky and Christopher Sirrs on the history of international health systems metrics. The article draws on an exhaustive survey of the published statistical series of several international organisations, including the League … Continue reading

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LSHTM Alumnus opens Dominican Republic’s first Institute for Tropical Medicine and Global Health

Dr Robert Paulino graduated from LSHTM in 2014 after studying his Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, with the aim of returning to the Dominican Republic to put his research into practice. He was keen to set up his own … Continue reading

From “Planning” to “Systems Analysis”: Health Services and Development at the World Health Organization, 1952–1975

On Tuesday, 17 October, Prof. Martin Gorsky (Centre for History in Public Health, LSHTM) will be presenting his latest research on health planning and systems analysis in the World Health Organization (WHO) at the University of Ibadan in Nigeria. The lecture … Continue reading

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Priya Morjaria Awarded World Congress of Optometry Paul Berman Young Leader Award

Current research fellow, PhD student and MSc Public Health for Eye care alumna Priya Morjaria has won the esteemed World Congress of Optometry Paul Berman Young Leader Award. The World Congress of Optometry Paul Berman Young leader Award, presented in … Continue reading