PHES seminar series: ‘No longer extraordinary’. Self-administration of the abortion pill in Canada: implementation research informing policy change
Date: Monday 11th June 2018 Time: 12.45 – 14.00 Venue: LG81, Keppel Street Speaker: Wendy V. Norman, Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Canada Fewer than 300 physicians provided induced abortions in Canada in 2012, and care was largely provided in surgical facilities in large southern cities. The January 2017 introduction of mifepristone had the potential […]
“Food and Agricultural Approaches to Reducing Malnutrition” (FAARM): An ongoing cluster-randomized trial in rural Bangladesh
The FAARM trial (2015-2019) is evaluating the impact of a Homestead Food Production program (home gardening, poultry rearing, nutrition and hygiene education) implemented by the NGO Helen Keller International in Sylhet, Bangladesh on undernutrition in women and young children. The primary outcome is stunting (length-for-age) in children under age 3. Secondary outcomes include micronutrient deficiencies, […]
PHES seminar series: Can a sexual health intervention increase chlamydia and gonorrhoea testing among young Aboriginal people in Australia?
Date: Monday 4th June 2018 Time: 12.45 – 14.00 Venue: LG4, Tavistock place Speaker: Simon Graham For two decades, higher notification rates of chlamydia and gonorrhoea have been reported among Aboriginal compared with non-Aboriginal Australians. Four Aboriginal primary health care centres were recruited for a pilot program to evaluate if a sexual health intervention could significantly increase chlamydia and […]
Crowdsourcing, the process of aggregating a group of non-experts and experts in order to solve a problem, is increasingly used in health and medicine. Our research team at UNC Project-China, along with collaborators from the World Health Organization and Social Innovation in Health Initiative, organized a global challenge contest to solicit descriptions of contests for health. […]
Date: Thursday 3rd May Time: 17.15 – 18.15 Venue: Manson Theatre, Keppel Street Speakers: from LSHTM, Oxfam, RAND Europe and Deloitte The Centre for Evaluation student reps have organised a panel event to examine where a career in evaluation might take you and what being an ‘evaluator’ means on a day-to-day basis. Panelist, from a range of sectors and […]
The Clean before & after study: An impact and process evaluation design to evaluate the effectiveness of training and quality improvement on environmental hygiene in facilities.
Click here to watch the session online Please take note on the revised date & venue Date: Tuesday, 27 March 2018 Time: 12.45 – 13.45 Venue: Manson Lecture Theatre, Keppel Street Speaker: Giorgia Gon Please join us for this evaluation design workshop, in which Giorgia Gon will present the design of a proposed impact and process evaluation of […]
Jointly organised by the Centre for Evaluation, the Health Systems Research Group in the GHD and the Centre for Global Chronic Conditions Date: Monday 26th March 2018 Time: 9.00 – 16.00 Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, Keppel Street, LSHTM Health systems are characterised by extraordinary complexity in […]
Developing and monitoring private sector markets for malaria case management in Africa and south East Asia
Date: Thursday 8th February Time: 12.30 – 13.30 Venue: John Snow A, Keppel Street, LSHTM Speakers: Desmond Chavasse and Stephen Poyer The seminar explored an approach to market landscaping to identify areas of market dysfunction; the process of developing market based interventions and monitoring the impact of these on availability price and market share of ACTs and RDTs […]
Delivering evidence-based health interventions. Population Services International’s (PSI) unique approach to development
Date: Thursday 1st February 2018 Time: 17.00 – 18.30 Venue: John Snow B, Keppel Street Speakers: Martin Dale and Cristina Lussiana presented via live video conference. Population Service International (PSI) is a public health agency working in over 50 countries in the areas of malaria, family planning, HIV, diarrhoea, pneumonia and sanitation. The presentation focused on how evaluations can be used […]
Date: Thursday, 25 January 2018 Time: 09:00 – 17:00 (GMT) Venue: Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BJ The Centre of Excellence for Development Impact and Learning (CEDIL) is a DFID-supported consortium hosted at the London International Development Centre (LIDC), comprising: the LSHTM’s Centre for Evaluation, the EPPI-centre at UCL, EDePo at the Institute for […]