Past Events

Taking lessons from HIV/AIDS: Do we really need more evidence for cash transfers in the TB context?

Date: Wednesday 10 May 2017

Time: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Venue: Manson Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street

Speaker(s): Dr. Delia Boccia, LSHTM, Dr. Lucie Cluver, Oxford University & Dr. Nicole Fraser-Hurt, World Bank

Using realist synthesis to understand the effectiveness and implementation of health programmes

Date: Thursday, 4th May 2017

Time: 1-2pm

Venue: Bradford Hill (LG8), LSHTM

Speakers: Mark Pearson and Rob Anderson

Integration policies and other complex care interventions: how to quantify their overall impact?

Hosted by LSHTM Health Services Research and Policy Department’s Policy Innovation Research Unit Seminar Series

Date: Tuesday 25 April 2017

Time: 2:00pm – 3:30 pm

Venue: Jenny Roberts Room, LSHTM, 15-17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK

Speaker: Paul F.M. Krabbe (University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands)

Strengthening use of DHIS2 data to improve health programme performance

Dr. Desmond Chavasse, Population Services International (PSI) ‘

Date: Monday, 3rd Apr 2017

Time: 12:45 – 14:00

Venue: Bennett Room – LG80, LSHTM, Keppel Street

CROI Webcast with Prof. James Hargreaves – “Implementation Science Trials: Do the rules of RCTs apply?”

James Hargreaves, Director of the Centre for Evaluation and Professor of Epidemiology and Evaluation at LSHTM, was invited by the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) Organisation Committee to give a talk on:

“Implementation Science Trials: Do the rules of RCTs apply?”

Webcast link available now

Strengthening use of DHIS2 data to improve health programme performance

Dr. Desmond Chavasse, Senior Vice President (Malaria Control & Child Survival) and Chief Evidence Officer at Population Services International (PSI) visited the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine on Monday 3rd of April and gave a presentation on Strengthening the use of DHIS2 data to improve health programme performance. PSI uses routine health data […]

Reflections on Evaluation Design Workshop

The Centre for Evaluation supports evaluation grant proposals and the design and conduct of evaluation projects by organising workshops where researchers could present their work and receive feedback. Among many, the Centre held a protocol workshop for Prof Bayard Roberts to discuss best methods that could be employed to achieve the aims of the STRENGTHS project. […]

Using realist synthesis to understand the effectiveness and implementation of health programmes

On Thursday 4th May 2017, The Centre for Evaluation had two invited guest speakers, Mark Pearson and Rob Anderson, present about using realist synthesis to understand the effectiveness and implementation of health programmes. Realist synthesis is an approach to systematic review which explicitly aims to identify and refine programme theory – that is, develop explanations of […]

Taking lessons from HIV/AIDS: Do we really need more evidence for cash transfers in the TB context?

A number of social protection interventions, mainly in the form of cash transfers, have been implemented and evaluated over the last decade as part of the global HIV/AIDS response. Given the advanced state of the evidence and the documented impact of these interventions in the HIV/AIDS community, some might support their application to inform equivalent […]

Realist Evaluation and Mechanisms

Nick Tilley, Professor at UCL’s Department of Security and Crime Science, and co-author of the book”Realistic EValuation”, was invited to LSHTM on March 22nd, 2017 to give a talk on Realist Evaluations and Mechanisms. ‘Mechanism’ is crucial to realist evaluation. Yet it has turned out to be tricky. The term is used in many different ways, not all […]