Seminars

Evaluation of a community-based hypertension improvement program (ComHIP) in Ghana

Date: 9 June 2017 Time: 12.45 – 2pm Venue: Bennett Room, LG80, Keppel Street Speaker(s): Professor Peter Lamptey, Professor of Non-communicable Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Admission: Free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis Ghana (as well as other countries in […]

CKDu: from epidemic to pandemic?

Date: 11 May 2017 Time: 12.45 – 2pm Venue: Mary Seacole Room (G1), Tavistock Admission: Free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis Chronic kidney disease of undetermined cause (CKDu), is a progressive loss of kidney function not due to the typical risk factors for […]

Adiposity, diabetes, and premature death among 150,000 Mexican adults recruited into a blood-based prospective study

Date: 8 March 2017 Time: 12.45 – 2pm Venue: John Snow B, Keppel Street Speaker:  Louisa Gnatiuc, University of Oxford Admission: Free and open to all with no ticket required We are hosting a seminar to present findings from a contemporary cohort of adults from a high-middle-income country that in the last few decades has […]

Alcohol Researchers Meeting: Alcohol Policy Research

Alcohol Researchers Meeting: Alcohol Policy Research Date: 8th February 2017 Time: 12.45-2pm Venue:  LG24 Keppel Street   This meeting is open to anyone with an interest in alcohol research. The theme of the meeting is Alcohol Policy Research. This is a joint initiative of the Centre for Global NCDs, Centre for Global Mental Health. and ECOHOST […]

Novartis Foundation | “Improving care for chronic patients in lower-income countries: the patient journey”

Date: Tuesday 29 November Time: 09:30 – 15:00 CET Location: Gehry Auditorium, Basel Campus, Novartis Foundation, Switzerland We would like to inform you that the Novartis Foundation and Novartis Access will host dialogues on Improving care for chronic patients in lower-income countries: the patient journey. The event will take place on November 29, 2016 in […]

Urban Environment and Cardiovascular Health: The Heart Healthy Hoods ERC Project

Recording of the Seminar can be viewed HERE Date: 14 November 2016 Time: 12.45 – 2pm Venue:  LG24, Keppel Street Speaker(s): Professor Manuel Franco, University of Alcalá, Madrid and John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Admission: Free and open to all with no ticket required The Heart Healthy Hoods (HHH) project main objective is […]

Centre for Global NCDs presents: Omics and Epidemiology

Date: 7 November 2016 Time: 12.45 – 2pm Venue: Weston Room [LG4], Tavistock Place Admission: Free and open to all with no ticket required   Speakers will present on the following topics: “ The incorporation of omics in epidemiological studies” Speaker: Professor Paolo Vineis, Chair in Environmental Epidemiology, MRC-PHE Centre for Environment and Health School […]

Launch of The Lancet Physical Activity Series 2

When the eyes of the world turn to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Summer Olympics, The Lancet will launch a new major series on physical activity. This new physical activity series will present an update of the field over the last 4 years since the publication of the first series (http://www.thelancet.com/series/physical-activity), including progress in […]

HEAT EXPOSURE AS A HEALTH AND PERFORMANCE THREAT: a key issue in climate change impact assessments

Slides and audio available Date: 17 June 2016 Time: 12.45 – 2pm Venue: Curtis Room (LG9) Keppel Street Speaker(s): Professor Tord Kjellstrom Admission: Free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis The latest IPCC assessments (2013 and 2014) of climate change indicated the likely trends […]

Global NCD Seminar: Kidney disease, does it matter?

Update: Video available Kidney disease, does it matter?  Date: 29 April 2016 Time: 12.45 – 2pm Venue: Bennett Room (LG80) Keppel Street Speaker(s): Dr Dorothea Nitsch, Senior Lecturer (Clinical), LSHTM and Honorary Consultant Nephrologist, RFH Admission: Free and open to all with no ticket required Kidney disease is often asymptomatic until a person has complete […]