Past events

The economics of smoking in Russia: will price increases reduce tobacco consumption?

Date: Monday 12 May 2014 Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Venue: Jerry Morris A, LSHTM, 15-17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK Type of event: Seminar Speaker(s): Diana Quirmbach Smoking is a health behaviour which has strong direct effects on own health and is a leading cause of premature mortality, which is particularly high […]

Can the war on tobacco be won?

in the series Global Health Lab Discussions 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 Chloe Sellwood, NHS […]

Changes in CVD risk factors among Russian youth during the country’s transition

Date: Monday 14 April 2014 Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Venue: LG9, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Seminar Speaker(s): Anastasiya Verho (National Institute for Health and Welfare/ University of Helsinki, Finland) Introduction: Russia faced significant political and economic changes during past decades and is world-famous for the high CVD […]

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 […]

Health reforms in Russia: how Russian citizens are losing free health care

Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Venue: LG4, LSHTM, 15-17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK Type of event: Seminar Speaker(s): Dr. Kirill Danishevski Abstract: USSR was the first country to offer, at least in theory, free health care for all after Great October Revolution in 1917. The system worked relatively well in communicable disease […]

Policy Advocacy One Step at a Time:Achievements, Challenges & Lessons Learned by Public Health Associations

in the series ECOHOST Seminar Date: Monday 17 February 2014 Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Venue: LG4, LSHTM, 15-17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK Type of event: Seminar Speaker(s): James B. Chauvin The primary function of public health associations is advocacy to improve, protect and promote the health of all people, regardless of […]

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 […]

Launch of the Lancet Series on Europe

Link to website and postcast Date: Wednesday 27 March 2013 Time: 9:00 am – 12:30 pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Launch In recent years the Lancet has drawn attention to important developments in health and health policy taking place in parts of the world […]