Monthly Archives: June 2018

International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

Today is the United Nations’ International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Since 1987 the UN has used June 26th to highlight the work done by individuals, communities and organisations towards creating a society free from drug abuse. At … Continue reading

Does the Nigerian private sector provide quality maternal health care to reduce maternal and newborn mortality?

By Atsumi Hirose (Karolinska Institutet), Julia Hussein (University of Aberdeen), Ibrahim Yisa (Partnership for Transforming Health Systems II) Private sector for universal health coverage One of the targets of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3 is to achieve universal health coverage, … Continue reading

Researching women’s financial access to care in sub-Saharan Africa

By Rianna Raymond-Williams, Theme A, March Blog Editor (MSc in Reproductive and Sexual Health Research Candidate) Mardieh Dennis is a PhD Candidate researching health systems for maternal health in sub-Saharan Africa at LSHTM under the Faculty of Epidemiology and Population … Continue reading

Work Experience

Ella O’Shaughnessy has just completed a work experience placement with the Library & Archives Service. She wrote a blog post about her experience: Between Monday 18th and Thursday 21st June I was given the opportunity to do work experience in … Continue reading

A Decade of Tracking Aid for Health

Authored by: Antonia Dingle and Josephine Borghi (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine) Since 2006, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) has been working with Countdown to 2015/2030 to track official development assistance (ODA), or aid, … Continue reading

New SHEFS study links global environmental changes to future vegetable and legume production

Published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a study led by Dr Pauline Scheelbeek (LSHTM) gathered all existing evidence linking environmental changes to the production of vegetables and legumes. This systematic review has highlighted that, if we continue … Continue reading

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Collection of the Month for June – Buxton

This month’s colelction of the month is the Buxton collection, who was an entomologist, to celebrate of the upcoming National Insect Week http://www.nationalinsectweek.co.uk/ Patrick Alfred Buxton was born 1892, and educated at Trinity College, Cambridge. While he was at Cambridge, the … Continue reading

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Advanced Stata short course

Advanced STATA: Programming and other techniques to make your life easier.  A five day course from the Population Studies Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.   Date: Monday 5th November  to Friday 9th November 2018 Cost: £1385 The … Continue reading

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