Past events

Sugars and diabetes: emerging evidence and policy models [podcast available]

Link to podcast Date: Wednesday 27 February 2013 Time: 5:15 pm Venue: Manson Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Seminar Speaker(s): Dr Sanjay Basu, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California Chair(s): Martin McKee In this challenging and controversial ECOHOST lecture, Sanjay Basu will describe important new studies […]

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 […]

Lucre, Ladies and London Loos

Date: Thursday 24 January 2013 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): Dr Ros Stanwell-Smith Why are public toilets still such a taboo subject that their importance to public health and to civilized living is not reflected in statute or […]

Understanding the determinants of healthy aging: the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging in the series ECOHOST Semin

Date: Wednesday 12 December 2012 Time: 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm Venue: Mary Seacole, LSHTM, 15-17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK Type of event: Seminar Speaker(s): Professor Harry Shannon, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada The aging of the population is now well-known. Life expectancy at birth has been rising steadily, with little indication that […]

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 […]

Book launch of ‘The Right to Health: Theory and Practice’

Date: Monday 26 November 2012 Time: 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm Venue: Jerry Morris, LSHTM, 15-17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK Type of event: Launch Speaker(s): Gunilla Backman (ed.), Professor John Porter, and Dr Sridhar Venkatapuram, LSHTM The international community, led by the United Nations and specifically the World Health Organization, has been working […]

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 Nordstr√∂m, Ambassador for Global Health, SwedenPresentation available The World Health Organization (WHO) was founded in 1948, but […]

HIV infection among childbearing women in Ukraine

Date: Tuesday 1 May 2012 Time: 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm Venue: Mary Seacole, LSHTM, 15-17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK Type of event: Seminar Speaker(s): Heather Bailey, PhD student at the MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, Institute of Child Health, University College London Admission: Free and open to all with no […]

The co-construction of evidence in health care – the sensemaker matters

Date: Wednesday 21 March 2012 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): Dr Raheelah Ahmad, National Centre for Infection Prevention and Management Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London Evidence means different things to different individuals and is determined by the […]