Global Health Labs

Infectious diseases – how worried should we be? [podcast available]

in the series Global Health Lab Discussions Link to podcast Date: Tuesday 27 May 2014 Time: 5:15 pm – 6:45 pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Discussion Chairs: Martin McKee, ECOHOST, LSHTM and Richard Horton, The Lancet Speakers: David Heymann, Public Health England & LSHTM […]

What have economists done for global health? [podcast available]

Date: Tuesday 11 March 2014 Time: 5:15 pm – 6:45 pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Discussion Link to Podcast Economic arguments have been powerfully used to strengthen the case for investments in global health, but these economic arguments have also served to place market […]

What is the role of evidence? – Podcast available

in the series Global Health Lab Discussions Date: Tuesday 4 February 2014 Time: 5:15 pm – 6:45 pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Seminar Link to podcast The use of high quality research to inform policy-making has become a key strategy for improving global health. […]

Is Global Health Neocolonialist? (link to podcast available)

in the series Global Health Lab Discussions Date: Tuesday 12 November 2013 Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Lecture Link to podcast Global health as an endeavour has expanded substantially over the past two decades and offers great promise to […]

What is the contribution of human rights to global health? (link to podcast available)

Date: Tuesday 8 October 2013 Time: 5:15 pm – 6:45 pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Lecture Link to podcast Every country in the world is now party to at least one human rights treaty that addresses health-related rights. Human rights provide a powerful discourse […]

The Global Burden of Disease Study 2010: What are the benefits and challenges?

Date: Tuesday 5 February 2013 Time: 5:15 pm – 6:45 pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Seminar The Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 is the largest ever effort to systematically describe the global distribution and causes of diseases, injuries, and health risk factors. The […]

After the MDGs: Where is health on the Post-2015 Agenda?

Date: Tuesday 26 March 2013 Time: 5:15 pm – 6:45 pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: SeminarIn 2000, 189 countries pledged to reduce poverty by the year 2015 and set the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).  The MDGs included specific commitments to reduce child mortality, improve […]

How is organised crime a global health issue?

Date: Tuesday 11 December 2012 Time: 5:15 pm – 6:45 pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Seminar Organised crime is increasingly global, seeking to exploit profit opportunities wherever they arise. This is a threat to public health as crime syndicates expand their activities in areas […]

What is the role of faith-based organizations in global health?

Date: Tuesday 6 November 2012 Time: 5:15 pm – 6:45 pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Seminar Faith-based organizations (FBOs) play a major role in providing health care globally, and key donors are increasing their funding for FBOs. FBOs can have unique credibility and legitimacy […]

Can WHO survive? (presentation link available)

Date: Tuesday 16 October 2012 Time: 5:15 pm – 6:45 pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Seminar Speaker(s): Gill Walt, LSHTM, Kathryn Tyson, UK Department of Health, Anders Nordström, Ambassador for Global Health, SwedenPresentation available The World Health Organization (WHO) was founded in 1948, but […]