Past Events

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 […]

CEDIL Inception Paper Launch Event

  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 […]

Measuring costs and health impact using pragmatic trials: Evaluating HIV self-testing in Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe

Date: Monday 22nd January 2018 Time: 12.45 – 14.00 Venue: John Snow A, Keppel Street Speaker: Melissa Neuman and Fern Terris-Prestholt Melissa and Fern presented findings from an economic and impact evaluation of the Unitaid-funded HIV Self-Testing Africa (STAR) Initiative; a five-year project to catalyse the market for HIV self-testing. The talk focused on the […]

Pre-viva seminar: Robust Analysis of Stepped Wedge Trials

Date: Tuesday 28th November Time: 12.45 Venue: Room LG9, Keppel Street Speaker: Jennifer Thompson Supervisors: Katherine Fielding and James Hargreaves Stepped wedge cluster-randomised trials are a trial design where clusters are randomised to sequences. Each sequence switches from the control to the intervention condition at a different time during the trial. This means that at the […]

Annual General Meeting

Date: Fri, 24 Nov 2017 Time: 10am-1pm Venue: LG24 Keppel Street The Centre for Evaluation Annual General Meeting is a highlight in our calendar and is open to all INTERNAL members of Centre for Evaluation at LSHTM. It is your opportunity to hear about the Centre’s activites this year and to influence the agenda for […]

SYMPOSIUM | Timely Evaluation for Programme Improvement

Date: Thu 23 Nov 2017             Venue: Wellcome Trust The success of health interventions and programmes largely depends on how well they are implemented. Most evaluations are done retrospectively, providing learning ‘for next time’, which is important but misses key opportunities to improve interventions and programmes as they are being delivered. Programmes […]

LSHTM Week: Process Tracing and Bayesian Updating for Impact Evaluation

Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2017 Time: 11-12pm Venue: Rose Room (LG6) Speaker: Barbara Befani This seminar presents the combination of Process Tracing and Bayesian Updating when aiming to establish causal linkages between interventions and outcomes in single-case evaluations. The method relies on generative causation and is potentially very transparent, which makes it replicable and potentially […]

LSHTM Week: Consultation on how to conduct impact evaluations that support generalisability transferability

Date: Friday, 22 Sep 2017 Time: 9-10.30am Venue: LG6 Please RSVP to syreen.hassan@lshtm.ac.uk if you would like to attend as we will be sharing more information beforehand Generalisability is often thought of as the extent that the effect of an intervention in one place predicts what will happen in another place. We think that what […]

Quality of Community-based Newborn Care in Ethiopia

  Key findings from “Quality of CBNC programme assessment: Midline Evaluation Report” Speakers: Dr Bilal Avans (IDEAS) and Dr Della Berhanu (DAGU) Date: Thu 29th June 2017 Time: 1715-1815  followed by a reception Venue: Manson Lecture Theatre, Keppel Street Programme Community-based newborn care (CBNC) is an Ethiopian national initiative which aims to improve newborn survival […]

Real-time Evaluation for Programme Improvement

The success of health interventions and programmes largely depends on how well they are implemented. Most evaluations are done retrospectively, providing learning ‘for next time’, which is important but misses key opportunities to improve interventions and programmes as they are being delivered. We urgently need to adapt and develop new methods for evaluating implementation that […]