LSHTM: The Missing Billion: Access to health services for 1 billion people with disabilities

9 July 2019

The global health community has set overarching, ambitious goals for 2030: The United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal 3 (SDG 3), to “ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.” The World Health Organization’s “triple billion” targets—one billion more people benefitting from universal health care (UHC); one billion more people better protected from health emergencies; and one billion

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LSHTM: Empowerment, mentoring and men – lessons learnt from the Women Leaders in Global Health Conference

4 December 2018
Source: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

“It’s important we focus on gender but if we are to achieve equity for all we must focus on all  the drivers,” said Dr Soumya Swaminathan, Deputy Director-General for Programmes at the World Health Organization, during the 2nd Women Leaders in Global Health Conference. Hosted by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine over 8 and 9 November 2018,

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LSHTM to lead vital research into severe corneal infections in low and middle-income countries

6 September 2018
Source: LSHTM

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) has been awarded more than £3m by the Wellcome Trust for new research into severe corneal infections in low and middle-income countries (LMICs). The work will be conducted by LSHTM’s International Centre for Eye Health (ICEH), led by Professor Matthew Burton. Over a five-year period, the funding will allow an international

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