Every Woman Day is a project created to raise awareness and share experiences about women’s health, so that other women can benefit. Research funds tend to be spent on killer health conditions, so many women’s health problems are poorly understood, … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: August 2022
(see https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/events/niam/index.html) The National Immunization Awareness Month is held annually in August, focusing on the importance of immunization at all ages (see https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/events/niam/index.html) I was born in April 1964, in Birmingham, West Midlands. My parents and grandparents had lived through … Continue reading
By Dylan Walters (Nutrition International) and Sandra Remancus (Alive & Thrive) Every year, a lack of concerted support for breastfeeding from governments around the world costs the global economy more than US$570 billion. These losses, the cumulative result of child … Continue reading
Sir Humphry Davy : illustrious former owner of a book on the plague now in LSHTM Library. LSHTM Rare Books Blog series No. 5. August 2022.
Like most books in the Library’s Special Collection our copy of A Treatise on the Plague by A.B. Faulkner, published in 1820, was acquired secondhand. This was probably purchased from an antiquarian bookseller by our first librarian, Cyril Barnard, who … Continue reading