Monthly Archives: September 2019


AMNET’s abstract, titled “CNS INFECTIONS IN AFRICA : EPIDEMIOLOGY, DIAGNOSTICS, AND TREATMENT IN 2019” was chosen for an Organised Session at the ECTMIH 2019 Conference from 16 – 20 September 2019 in Liverpool, UK. Network CHAIR, Professor Mosepele Mosepele and … Continue reading

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National Fitness Day

25th September 2019 is National Fitness Day, where people participate in yoga and pilates classes, treadmill challenges, “plank-offs”, dance-offs and group walks in a spirit of fun and celebration. National Fitness Day seeks to highlight the benefits of being active for … Continue reading

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Gender quotas: Foe or friend for health leadership?

By Kui Muraya, KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya My colleagues and I recently published a paper discussing the experiences and career trajectories of male and female health managers at sub-national level in Kenya. The published data was collected through … Continue reading

2019 Eliza Manningham-Buller – Promoting Medical Science in an Age of Scepticism

PUMPHANDLE LECTURE-PROMOTING MEDICAL SCIENCE IN AN AGE OF SCEPTICISM4th September 2019 Transcript: When I was asked to give the Reith Lectures in 2011 (I no longer usually mention alongsideAung San Suu Kyi), I was flattered and accepted at once. There … Continue reading

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Exploring locative dating technology and queer male practice-based identities

In our latest blog, DEPTH researcher Sam Miles discusses his latest publication for new social science collection The Geographies of Digital Sexuality. Sam’s chapter explores the practices of men seeking men on online dating apps and argues that these practices can be … Continue reading

Maternal death reporting is all about politics

By Andrea Melberg (University of Bergen, Norway) How can a health system respond to maternal deaths? The concept is simple and appealing: identify all maternal deaths, understand why they happened and implement interventions to prevent similar deaths from occurring in … Continue reading