Monthly Archives: April 2019

‘DOING MORE WITH LESS’ – Voices of Frontline Health Service Providers in South Africa

By: Carrie-Brooke Sumner (Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council & University of Cape Town) Health systems under pressure If you work in a health system or health systems research, you’re no stranger to messages … Continue reading

30 Years Alumni – An Interview with Dr Vincent Fauveau

By Dr Paul Lokubal, MSc candidate in Public Health for Development To learn more about thirty years of progress and challenges in maternal and newborn health research, please join us on 30 April for a lecture and panel discussion and … Continue reading

Fat tax or thin subsidy?

Our health depends on what we eat and persistently high levels of obesity, increasing prevalence of diabetes and other non-communicable diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, suggest that we need to improve our diets. This does not only mean reducing the … Continue reading

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“Let Hope Grow”: Advocating for children with disability and their families

By Samantha Sadoo, Research Fellow, LSHTM ‘Let Hope Grow’ is a collaborative project between researchers, artists and families that aims to use artistic imagery to promote early intervention and inclusion for young children with developmental disability.  On 26th March, the works … Continue reading

Decoding anti-leishmanial drug efficacy determinants.

After a couple of months on BioRxiv our first pre-print has been accepted for publication in Antimicrobial Agents & Chemotherapy! ‘Chemogenomic profiling of anti-leishmanial efficacy and resistance in the related kinetoplastid parasite Trypanosoma brucei‘ Selecting our T. brucei RNAi library … Continue reading

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