Past events

Where’s the governance in global health?

in the series Global Health Lab Discussions Date: Tuesday 28 April 2015 Time: 5:15 pm – 6:45 pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Discussion Speaker(s): Anthony Costello, David McCoy and Gorik Ooms Chair(s): Martin McKee and Richard Horton Major challenges in global health such as […]

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 […]

Informal and formal care provision in the UK: Results from a quasi-natural experiment

Date: Thursday 26 March 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): Dr. Emmanouil Mentzakis The progressive ageing of populations and increasing health care demands on already strained health care budgets suggest reliance on informal care as a way to maintain […]

Ebola – What are the lessons to be learnt?

in the series Global Health Lab Discussions Date: Tuesday 24 February 2015 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): Peter Piot, Jay Achar and Brian McCloskey Chair(s): Martin McKee and Richard Horton The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has […]

How is health research encouraged and funded in Russia? Kazan example

Date: Tuesday 14 October 2014 Time: 2:00 pm Venue: LG7, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Seminar Speaker(s): Dr Sayar Abdulkhakov, Kazan Federal University Funding for biomedical and public health research in Russia is undergoing major changes. The historical emphasis on block allocations through the Russian Academy of Sciences, which were […]

Controlling Ebola and Emerging Threats via Global Health Diplomacy

Date: Monday 22 September 2014 Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Venue: G14, LSHTM, 15-17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK Type of event: Seminar Speaker(s): Edwin Trevathan The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa reminds global public health officials of the difficulties in coordinating preparedness and epidemic response efforts across borders, and among people […]

Cigarette Butts and an Environmental Approach to Tobacco Control

in the series ECOHOST Seminar Date: Tuesday 17 June 2014 Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Venue: Faculty Meeting Room, LSHTM, 15-17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK Type of event: Seminar Speaker(s): Prof. Tom Novotny In this talk, Prof. Tom Novotny will present an innovative approach to address the environmental impact of tobacco product […]

Lethal but Legal: Corporations, Consumption and Protecting Public Health

Date: Tuesday 10 June 2014 Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Venue: Faculty Meeting Room, LSHTM, 15-17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK Type of event: Seminar Speaker(s): Prof. Freudenberg In this talk, Nicholas Freudenberg analyses the role of the food, tobacco, alcohol, pharmaceutical, gun, and automobile industries in the growing burden of premature deaths […]

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 […]

Health research with Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Hosted by ECOHOST and Public Health in Humanitarian Crisis Group Date: Thursday 22 May 2014 Time: 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm Venue: John Snow B Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Seminar Speaker(s): Jesse Erin Berns The war in Syria has claimed the lives of well over 100,000 people […]