Seminar: Evolution and control of NCD in Pacific Island states and issues concerning surveillance

Update: Slides now available. Evolution and control of NCD in Pacific Island states and issues concerning surveillance Date: 6 April 2016 Time: 12.45 – 2pm Venue: Lucas Room (LG81) Keppel Street Speaker: Professor Richard Taylor  – School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia Admission: Free […]

Cardiovascular Disease in Russia

Speaker: Sarah Cook Date: Thursday 25 February 2016 Time: 12:30 – 2:00pm Venue: Curtis Room (LG9), Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT Russia has the highest mortality from cardiovascular disease in the world. This project aims to identify key reasons for this very high public health burden which will help inform the development of strategies to […]

Non-Communicable Diseases in Uganda

Speaker: Rob Newton, Senior Clinical Epidemiologist, MRC/UVRI Uganda unit Date: Thursday 17 September 2015 Time: 12.30 – 14.00 Venue: Jenny Morris A, Tavistock Place Abstract: The WHO’s 2010 Global Status Report on non-communicable diseases highlighted the worldwide epidemic of cardiovascular diseases, cancer, type 2 diabetes and chronic respiratory diseases. In that report, the overwhelming importance […]

Non-communicable Diseases in Pacific Islands and Responses

Speaker: Richard Taylor Date: Friday 27 March, 2015 Time: 13:00 – 14:00 Venue: Bradford Hill Room (K/LG8), Keppel Street Abstract: NCD in Pacific Islands and Responses There are diverse health situations in the 22 Pacific Island states. While there remain difficulties in assessment of health status in several states, the malarious Melanesian countries (such as […]

Women’s Cancers in Low and Middle Income Countries: an Equity Imperative

Speaker:  Ophira Ginsburg Date:  Tuesday 24 March 2015 Time: 12:45 – 14:00 Venue: Lucas Room (K/LG81), Keppel Street Dr. Ginsburg is an academic medical oncologist and global health researcher with over a decade of experience in global cancer control and women’s health equity. Since 2004, she has developed a program of population intervention research and […]

Life Course

Life Course – an Epidemiological Lens, What Have We Learned from Cohort Studies Around the World and What Comes Next? Date: Thursday 5 February 2015 Time: 17:15 – 18:45 Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Life course – an epidemiological lens, what have we learned from cohort studies around […]

The Exposome in Molecular Epidemiology

The Exposome in Molecular Epidemiology – Towards a More Global Approach to Evaluate Exposures to Disease Risk Factors Speaker: Augustin Scalbert, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon Date:  Tuesday 9 December 2014 Time: 13:00 – 14:00 Venue: LG80 (Bennet Room), Keppel Street Type of Event: Joint Centre for Global NCDs and Centre for Statistical […]

The environment and prostate cancer: is there a signal? – Recording now available

Recording is now available at the following link: Date: Friday 24 March 2017 Time: 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm Venue: Manson Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street Speaker(s): Professor Marie-Elise Parent, PhD   Efforts to elucidate the causes of prostate cancer have met with little success to date and we are still entirely bereft of […]