Monthly Archives: March 2018

Happy Easter from LSHTM Archives!

Indulgence is often associated with Easter where gourmet chocolate eggs and succulent lamb roast dinners are enjoyed. But what Easter recipes did people have during the Second World War when rations were tight? The Ministry of Food published recipes to … Continue reading

INFOGRAPHIC: Global Strategy for TB Control

#WorldTBDay2018 To download this infographic in a larger PDF form, click here: Global TB Control Infographic. The below infographic is interactive and clickable where hyperlinked.

We invest millions in health, but still millions are dying

By Shelly Batra (Co-Founder and President, Operation ASHA) TB – a disease that continues to plague the poorest When I was a student in King George’s Medical College, India, a group of doctors came from the UK to visit our … Continue reading

AMNET First Face-to-Face Meeting in Lilongwe, Malawi

AMNET members meet face-to-face twice per year. This first meeting in January 2018 allowed the current 18 participants to share experiences and plan how best to collaborate. AMNET deliverables were discussed, focussing in particular upon the situational analysis at all … Continue reading

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Happy 205th Birthday to John Snow

Today we celebrate John Snow’s birthday (March 15th 1813 – June 16th 1858), a physician who made enormous strides in the fields of medial hygiene, anaesthesia, epidemiology and public health.   He is perhaps most widely known fo r his … Continue reading

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Books on women and health

To commemorate International Women’s Day (March 8th) here are a few books from the LSHTM Library collection focussing on women’s health and women’s rights. Women and health by Marlene B. Goldman and Maureen C. Hatch (Academic Press, 2000). Library classmark: … Continue reading