Seminars

Accountability for women’s & children’s health

ECOHOST & MARCH joint seminar Date: Tuesday 24 May 2016 Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Venue: LG4, LSHTM, 15-17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK Type of event: Seminar Speaker(s): Nebojsa Novcic Holding ourselves accountable for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health – a question of data and political will. Abstract: Launched in September 2010 […]

Global Health Justice & the Search for Better Medicines

Global Health Justice & the Search for Better Medicines in the series ECOHOST Seminar Series Date: Tuesday 17 May 2016 Time: 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm Venue: Jerry Morris, LSHTM, 15-17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK Type of event: Seminar Speaker(s): Donald W. Light Global Health Justice and the Search for Better Medicines: From […]

Polio in Ukraine: a public health emergency waiting to happen?

in the ECOHOST Seminar Series Date: Monday 29 February 2016 Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Venue: LG4, LSHTM, 15-17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK Type of event: Seminar Speaker: Dr Erica Richardson, European Observatory on Health Systems & Policies On 1 September 2015, two children in western Ukraine were reported to have been […]

Social & Environmental Human Rights & Child Health Outcomes

in the ECOHOST Seminar Series Date: Wednesday 24 February 2016 Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Venue: Jerry Morris B, LSHTM, 15-17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK Type of event: Seminar Abstract: Traditionally, social and environmental human rights in national constitution have been considered as an aspiration or goal that countries should work towards. […]

Soft drink prices, consumption, BMI & diabetes

in the ECOHOST Seminar Series Date: Wednesday 20 January 2016 Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Venue: Jerry Morris A, LSHTM, 15-17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK Type of event: Seminar Speaker(s): Yevgeniy Goryakin, University of East Anglia Soft drink prices, consumption, BMI and diabetes: evidence from a panel of 78 countries during 1999-2008 […]

Trading Health? TTIP, Public Health & Inequality

Date: Thursday 19 November 2015 Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Venue: LG4, LSHTM, 15-17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK Type of event: Seminar Speaker(s): Mark Weiss, LL.M Mark Weiss is Senior Policy Officer at the UK Faculty of Public Health Mark Weiss will argue that the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Agreement (TTIP) currently […]

Refugees in Europe: whose crisis is it?

in the series Bloomsbury Humanitarian Debate Date: Thursday 29 October 2015 Time: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Seminar Speakers: Kim Harper (Doctors of the World) Olumide Popoola (Writer, and author of ‘breach’ – http://www.peirenepress.com/books/peirene_now/breach/PLINK) Tania Kaiser (Senior Lecturer in Forced […]

RCT & stepped wedge designs to evaluate alcohol interventions

Date: Monday 24 August 2015 Time: 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Venue: Faculty Meeting Room – G9, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Seminar Speaker(s): Professor Anthony Shakeshaft, Deputy Director, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre The use of RCT and stepped wedge designs to evaluate community based alcohol interventions: three […]

The Ukrainian health system in the face of a humanitarian crisis

Date: Wednesday 29 April 2015 Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Venue: Jerry Morris A and B, LSHTM, 15-17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK Type of event: Seminar Speaker(s): Erica Richardson Reforming the Ukrainian health system in the face of a humanitarian crisis Ukraine gained independence from the Soviet Union in 1991 and successive […]

Google Trends: A new frontier for monitoring population health?

Date: Wednesday 15 April 2015 Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Venue: G9, LSHTM, 15-17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK Type of event: Seminar Speaker(s): Vishal Arora Google dominates the market for internet search engines and is so pervasive that the term “to Google” has entered everyday use in a way that none of […]