Department of Global Health and Development Seminars
These seminars generally take place monthly at 15-17 Tavistock Place, 12.45-14.00.
Forthcoming Speakers in 2012:
Date: Thursday 28th June; Peter Vickerman, Department of Global Health and Development, LSHTM
Title: Evaluation of the large scale AVAHAN HIV prevention intervention for high-risk groups in India - Impact and cost-effectiveness.
Venue: Room Jerry Morris B Tavistock Place (12.45-14.00)
Previous Speakers in 2012:
Tuesday 12th June; Sabina Alkire, Director of the Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) at Oxford University.
Title: Multidimensional Poverty Index - Disparity and Time.
Tuesday 27th March, Joint Seminar on Pandemic Influenza Mitigation in Developing Countries.
David S Fedson, M.D.; In front of one's nose: Treating the Host Response to Influenza.
Tom Drake LSHTM; Pandemic Influenza Mitigation in Cambodia: Modelling the Policy Options.
Monday 12th March, Professor Laetitia Rispel, Head of the School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand
Title: The Green Paper on National Health Insurance in South Africa: A cure for South Africa's health problems?
Friday 24th February, David Wilson, Associate Professor, Head of the Surveillance and Evaluation Program for Public Health
Title: "Characteristics of HIV epidemics driven by men who have sex with men and people who inject drugs"
Wednesday 8th February; Ginny Bond, LSHTM
Title: Developing TB Stigma Indicators in Zambia and South Africa
For further information on Department of Global Health and Development Seminars email: Anne Roemer-Mahler.
Medical Anthropologies Seminars:
Jointly organised by the Research Group for Anthropologies of African Biosciences, Department of Global Health and Development, LSHTM and the Centre for Research in International Medical Anthropology (CRIMA), Brunel University.
These seminars take place on a Tuesday lunchtime.
Forthcoming Speakers in 2012:
Previous Medical Anthropologies Speakers in 2012:
Thursday 24th May, Eleanor Hutchinson, Dept Global Health and Development, LSHTM
Title: Social processes of the introduction of RDTs into drug shops in Uganda: do they pull drug shop vendors into the formal health system?
Tuesday 6th March, Ferdinand Okwaro, Research Group for Anthropologies of African Biosciences.
Title: In/dependent collaborations: Perceptions and experiences of Kenyan scientists in transnational HIV Research in Africa.
Tuesday 21st February, Jennifer Tappan, Assistant Professor of African History, Portland State University
Title: Local (Dis)engagement as a Catalyst for Shifting Biomedical Practices and Programs: The Story Behind the Story of Nutritional Research, Therapy and Prevention in Uganda
Tuesday 7th February, Simon Reid-Henry, Queen Mary
Title: "What is a spatialised epistemology and what can it offer the study of (non-western) science?"
Tuesday 24th January, Carna Brkovic, Manchester
Title: 'You never know when you might need someone': biological citizenship in a border town in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Tuesday 10th January 2012, Andrew Bowman - PhD. Candidate, Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, Manchester University; Editor, Manchester Mule; Web Editor, Red Pepper
Title: An old new green revolution for Africa? The politics and ethics of seed in Zambian history and its relevance today
See also LSHTM Events listing, for activities across the School.