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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Sep 18
"It seems there are several bottlenecks in the testing procedures ... if it is a lab capacity problem, then university labs should be more widely deployed." Brendan Wren tells that test shortages must be "addressed urgently" πŸ‘‡
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Sep 18
🦟 Want to learn more about controlling vector borne diseases? πŸ“’ Join our new free online course with , & ! πŸ“† Anyone can sign up and it launches in 3⃣ days:
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Sep 18
"The hope is that these recent changes in policy, in combination with a functioning system can turn things around." tells that adjustments such as the are crucial to bringing under control. πŸ“»12:20
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Sep 17
"It isn’t a simple analysis." ' Francesco Checchi tells the that it is "broadly" true that had not behaved in expected ways in African countries, and we need to understand why πŸ”Ž
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Sep 17
"If we lose the ability to track the virus, it ends up that more blunt tools will be deployed." tells more "sustainable, targeted & nuanced" measures are needed to avoid the reimposition of strict measures. [πŸ“» 34:50]
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Sep 17
Much love for and her inaugural lecture this week. Eye opening and emotional, with the sector receiving some strict 'marching orders'! If you weren't able to join, you can watch back here πŸ‘‰
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Sep 16
"It is impossible to work in an environment that’s completely free of germs, but it’s about being alert." As many return to work, Sally Bloomfield outlines the precautions needed to in the workplace & reduce spread. ⬇️
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Sep 16
"A lot of what happens next not only depends on , but also behaviour change." tells that while testing is vital to slowing , adherence to measures is just as important. ⬇️
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Sep 16
"This highlights a potential problem rather than an actual problem. But what do we need to do to stop that scenario happening?" 's Chris Drakeley tells a new mosquito species could put African cities at "major risk" of πŸ‘‡
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Sep 15
"Every newborn deserves the chance to survive and thrive." With expertise from LSHTM's , new Series calls for increased attention to maternal, foetal & newborn health during & beyond. More πŸ‘‰
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Sep 15
Interested in getting a world-class qualification in public & from wherever you are in the world? πŸŒπŸ“šπŸ’» The deadline for our flexible distance learning programme is now 30 September. Learn more and sign up πŸ‘‰
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Sep 15
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Sep 15
has never been so important. Sounds simple, but it isn't. From mass behavioural change campaigns to soap-encased toys, our latest feature explores how researchers are breaking down barriers to handwashing. Read more πŸ‘‰
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Sep 15
β€˜Dark nudge & sludge’ - how industry funded organisations promote mixed messages about alcohol harms and undermine scientific evidence. Study lead calls for more awareness & potential penalties for misleading public.
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Sep 15
Replying to @LSHTM
2⃣ To celebrate this event, we will also be launching our latest feature later today on & hygiene during & beyond. ...Stay tuned! πŸ‘€
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Sep 15
1⃣ Tracking the evolution of behaviour, trialling interventions around the world... & a speech at the featuring a plastic poo πŸ’© Hygiene expert reflects on an amazing career at her inaugural lecture this evening at 17:15. Watch πŸ‘‰
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Sep 14
We're excited to announce Β£3.8 million funding from & to investigate alcohol misuse in settings. This will help researchers develop an intervention aimed at tackling alcohol-related disorders. πŸ‘‰
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Sep 14
There are 400 million Campylobacter infections each year and they can be fatal. Raw chicken meat is the main route of transmission. What can be done?πŸ”πŸ˜·πŸ€” New research in shows how we can reduce chicken infections
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Sep 14
"Saying 'vaccines save lives' just isn’t good enough.” & in say we need stronger messaging on how a potential vaccine will be vital for us to return to work, socialising and travel.
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Sep 12
Great to see our research on global confidence got you thinking ! Ahead of the vaccine, building public trust is key & it is crucial to make it accessible and affordable for all.
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