Seminar – “Children’s work and parental investment in education in north-western Tanzania”

PhD pre-viva seminar – Thursday 4th October, 12:45, LG24 Keppel Street

Sophie Hedges
“Children’s work and parental investment in education in north-western Tanzania”
Abstract: Changes associated with modernisation, including livelihood change, urbanisation, and the introduction of formal education, reduce children’s ability to contribute to their households…

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Seminar – “Point-of-contact interactive record linkage between demographic surveillance and health facilities to measure patterns of HIV service utilisation in Tanzania”

PhD pre-viva seminar – Wednesday 10th October, 12:45, LG7 Keppel Street
Christopher Rentsch
“Point-of-contact interactive record linkage between demographic surveillance and health facilities to measure patterns of HIV service utilisation in Tanzania”
Summary

As significant investments and efforts have been made to strengthen HIV prevention and care…

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Advanced Stata short course

Advanced STATA: Programming and other techniques to make your life easier.  A five day course from the Population Studies Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

 

Date: Monday 5th November  to Friday 9th November 2018

 

Cost: £1385

 

The course is aimed at researchers and other professionals…

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Jim Todd wins IBS Rob Kempton Award

The International Biometric Society (IBS) has awarded Prof Jim Todd for his sustained contributions towards biostatistics training in Tanzania, East Africa and the Sub-Saharan African countries, and for outstanding contributions to the development of biometry in the developing world.

Nominated by the Tanzanian Region, and supported by the British…

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Ending AIDS by 2030 means removing bottlenecks to care and treatment – supplement and blog post now online

Contextual, social and health system factors influence how people with HIV engage with care and treatment in sub-Saharan Africa – but how?  The ‘Bottlenecks’ study published in the journal Sexually Transmitted Infections has provided crucial insight. Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the multi-country qualitative study examined…

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