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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Dec 7
Today's at is a great opportunity to drive collective 🌏 In , event rapporteur Andy Haines says the UK must make 2020 the year that health reaches the top of the agenda πŸ‘‡
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Dec 6
The largest ever genome study of Africans by , & led by could improve understanding of diseases and aid the search for treatments πŸ”Ž Find out how in πŸ‘‰
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Dec 6
"Measles is the tip of the iceberg of vaccine-preventable disease threats & should be a wake-up call to strengthen protection." comments on "devastating" global surge in cases & deaths in the πŸ‘‡
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Dec 5
"We have the knowledge & skills to make an impact and work towards truly sustainable and healthy food systems." discusses the need for climate action to protect at 🌏 Watch the full panel discussion πŸ‘‰
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Dec 5
Climate change is a health emergency - it's 🌏 We're proud to be co-hosting a event today with Andy Haines & join a panel to discuss the health benefits of climate action. Watch now πŸ‘‰
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Dec 5
"The fact that air conditioning almost negates the impact has serious implications for environmental justice." Ana Bonell reacts to interesting study which found a link between early births & extreme heat πŸ‘‰
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Dec 4
Recently we hosted a landmark conference on in Africa with partners 🌍 & explore lessons learnt which could improve the lives of people with mental health problems in . Read πŸ‘‡
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Dec 4
Comfy, cosy, deadly stylish - our new mosqui-toe warmers feet-ure all your favourite vectors πŸπŸ€πŸ¦Ÿ Proceeds support student scholarships πŸ‘‰ Surely the best around... Disagree? Let's see 'em πŸ§¦πŸ“·
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Dec 3
Industry influence in infant nutrition has long been a contentious issue. Join , & Natalie Hickman on Thu 5 Dec for a lively debate on what advocates of can do to combat them πŸ‘‰
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Dec 3
"Mitigation is not just about protecting our planet and its precious biodiversity, it’s about improving health & saving lives." Sir Andy Haines from says must be considered a health emergency ➑️
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Dec 2
There are UK and EU awards available, and EU and Overseas applicants can also receive a full award if their project has an integral advanced quantitative methods component - you can find the full eligibility criteria here:
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Dec 2
β€œWe are trying to improve preparedness so we can make sure health facilities know there is an epidemic under way.” talks to the about developing forecasting systems as contributes to increased outbreaks πŸ‘‡
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Dec 2
πŸ“’ Interested in a PhD spanning & ? Apply for a studentship via LSHTM πŸ‘‡ Over 40 studentships available in: πŸƒβ€β™€οΈ Health & Wellbeing πŸ“Š Demography 🌍 International Development Deadline 6 JanuaryπŸ‘‰
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Dec 1
β€˜Test and Treat’ reduced new infections by a third in Southern Africa communities. It’s feasible, acceptable and affordable. Find out more about the exciting findings of the PopART trial funded by , , πŸ‘‰
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Dec 1
To end the and epidemic by 2030, the 90-90-90 goals were established. Listen to Peter Piot discuss progress so far and what it will take to tackle the challenges in the next stage against HIV with πŸ‘‰
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Nov 29
β€œIf they prove safe & effective in regions still affected by polio, they could be a key breakthrough in consigning this disease to the history books.” Edward Parker tells about progress on developing more stable polio vaccines πŸ‘‰
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CEPI Nov 26
Nearly 600 people have now been vaccinated with the first dose of the Ad26.ZEBOV/MVA-BN-Filo vaccine in Goma, DRC 🌍 We stand ready to support the Government of the DRC and partners in any way we can to combat this Ebola outbreak πŸ‘‰
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Nov 28
How can we address hesitancy? talks to and emphasises the importance of: πŸ‘₯ Open communication πŸ“± Managing misinformation on social media πŸ’‘ Creative ways to listen & respond to questions Full Q&A here πŸ‘‰
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Eczema Society Nov 26
Following the research findings that came out last week about adult atopic & fracture risk, Professor SinΓ©ad Langan & the team from , which authored the study, have written a piece summarising its key points & what the results mean for you πŸ‘‰
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Nov 27
β€œIf there’s a critical inflection point, it’s to do the best to be open and have a conversation.” Interesting discussion with & on the importance of listening to parents' concerns around πŸ‘‡
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