Monthly Archives: October 2020

Rapid, cost-effective diagnostic device for leading cause of blindness shows promising results in early tests

A new study from a team involving ICEH has shown encouraging results for a new diagnostic test for bacteria that causes trachoma, the leading infectious cause of blindness worldwide. DjinniChip, a method for assessing the presence of Chlamydia trachomatis (Ct), … Continue reading

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60 seconds with Liliana Cândida Dengo-Baloi

October is Black History Month in the UK, an annual observance that celebrates and reflects on Black history, arts and culture, as well as recognising the achievements and roles of Black people in shaping history. LSHTM is committed to fostering … Continue reading

60 seconds with Iya Saidou Conde

October is Black History Month in the UK, an annual observance that celebrates and reflects on Black history, arts and culture, as well as recognising the achievements and roles of Black people in shaping history. LSHTM is committed to fostering … Continue reading

COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Dr Chadia Wannous

Dr Chadia Wannous, graduated with a Master’s of Science in Reproductive and Sexual Health Research from LSHTM in 1999 and has been at the forefront of prevention, preparedness and response to health emergencies for more than 15 years. Unsurprisingly, in … Continue reading

60 seconds with Benjamin Momo Kadia

October is Black History Month in the UK, an annual observance that celebrates and reflects on Black history, arts and culture, as well as recognising the achievements and roles of Black people in shaping history. LSHTM is committed to fostering … Continue reading

Mobile health system used to test school eye health education package

New peer-reviewed research published in eClinicalMedicine shows how the Peek Vision school eye health system can help service providers evaluate new ways of educating children and their parents about eye health. Peek Vision’s suite of smartphone and software solutions, designed … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Antonio Hegar

Antonio Hegar (MSc Public Health, Environmental Stream, 2013) works as an Epidemiologist at the Ministry of Health (MoH), in Belize. In this blog, he describes how COVID-19 has affected his work and affected his outlook. “COVID-19 has forced me to … Continue reading

Major new research programme could fast-track health service improvement in low and middle-income countries

A partnership including The International Centre for Eye Health (ICEH) and Peek Vision have been awarded a Wellcome Trust Collaborative Award in Science, which will be used for a series of research projects with the potential to redefine how health … Continue reading

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