Past events

Blood pressure lowering combination therapy: Pushing the boundaries for better adherence, efficacy, and efficiency

Date: 4 October 2018 Time: 12.45 – 2pm Venue: LG6, Keppel Speaker: Mark Huffman, MD, MPH; Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Intro/chair: Shah Ebrahim, Honorary Professor Public Health, LSHTM Global hypertension treatment and control rates remain far from optimal, and newer clinical practice guidelines recommend even lower treatment targets for patients eligible for drug […]

Sub-Saharan Africa Chronic Conditions Research Network

The Centre for Global Chronic Conditions invites you to attend the Sub-Saharan Africa Chronic Conditions Research Network event, which will take place during LSHTM Week. Venue: Manson Lecture Theatre Date: Tuesday 18 September 2018 Time: 9.3am – 4.30pm (please note that refreshments and a light lunch will be provided)   Programme 09:30 – 09:45 Welcome […]

The UK Dermatology Clinical Trials Network – democratising the clinical trial agenda in dermatology – recording available now!

Date: 12 September 2018 Time: 12.45 – 2pm Venue: Curtis Room [LG9], Keppel Street Speaker(s): Hywel C. Williams, DSc, FMedSci, Professor of Dermato-Epidemiology, Centre of Evidence-Based Dermatology, University of Nottingham  Admission: Free and open to all with no ticket required   Skin disease is a leading cause of years lived with disability, yet the evidence […]

Fixed-dose combinations for cardiovascular disease and hypertension: Perspectives and lessons learned from HIV/AIDS and TB

Date: Tuesday 3 July 2018 Time: 9am-5pm Venue: John Snow B Lecture Theatre, Keppel Street Hosts: Centre for Global Chronic Conditions at LSHTM, The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney and Médecins sans Frontières Speakers: Dr Helen Bygrave, MSF Access Campaign, Dr Ruth Webster from the George Institute, Dr Giorgio Roscigno, Global Alliance for TB Drug Development […]

Non-Communicable Disease focused careers panel [venue updated]

Date: Thursday, 28 June 2018 Time: 17.30-19.00 Venue: Manson Lecture Theatre Chair: Professor Bayard Roberts, LSHTM Speakers: Katie Dain, NCD Alliance; Eimhin Ansbro, LSHTM; Modi Mwatsama, UK Health Forum; Sean McPhail, PHE; Kevin Wing, LSHTM The Centre for Global Chronic Conditions student group is pleased to invite you to a non-communicable disease focused careers panel event aimed […]

Disability and NCDs: What’s the link? [Recording online]

Date: 12 June 2018 Time: 12.45 – 2pm Venue: John Snow A, Keppel Street Speaker(s): Professor Hannah Kuper, LSHTM Admission: Free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis There are a billion people globally with disabilities. People with disabilities are on average older and poorer, […]

Hypertension in Russia: Initial results from a major new research project

Date: 30 April 2018 Time: 12:45pm-2:00 pm Location: LG8 Keppel Street Speakers: David Leon, Sarah Cook, Katie Bates, Martin McKee and other members of the IPCDR project team Russia has one of the highest rates of mortality from Cardiovascular Disease in the world. The International Project on Cardiovascular Disease in Russia (IPCDR) was set up […]

From Toxicology to Planetary Health: A talk by Professor Bruce Lanphear, followed by an Early Career Researcher Showcase

In this lunchtime seminar, which is co-hosted by the Centre for Global Chronic Conditions and the MARCH Centre, Professor Bruce Lanphear (Simon Fraser University, Canada) will speak about his research on the impact of pollutants on human health, followed by speed talks from early career researchers working on topics of Planetary Health at LSHTM. Venue: […]

Strategies to address CVD burden in India: A synopsis of Research to Policy continuum

Date: 12 April 2018 Time: 12.45 – 2pm Venue: LG7, Keppel Street Speaker: Professor Prabhakaran Dorairaj, LSHTM Admission: Free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis For: Students, Faculty, Researchers interested in Noncommunicable diseases Dr. Prabhakaran will be discussing the pathway from research to generate […]

The future of NCD Epidemiology (methods or matter)?

The recording of the session is available here Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2018 Time: 5.15-6.15 pm Venue: John Snow B Speaker: Shah Ebrahim, Honorary Professor of Public Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Visiting Professor, University of Bristol Shah Ebrahim is a clinical epidemiologist with research interests in heart disease and stroke. He […]