London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

I left that hospital a changed man. I thought back to India, where this had all begun. A throb of cultural significance rose through my body, or was it my rectum? As the UK drifts ever further into political isolation, my body holds tight to the foreign, harmful bacteria in my gut; its little gesture of unity against the tides of division.
Giving birth to a stillborn infant is a tragedy for any parent and their family. These babies die either in late pregnancy or during the process of giving birth; deaths earlier than 28 weeks are called miscarriages.
For every one doctor and three nurses working at an Ebola treatment unit there are approximately 26 water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) staff... The next time you read an interview with an international doctor or nurse newly returned from their deployment and recounting desperately sad, and now too familiar, stories about the struggle and the suffering please give some thought to the many WASH staff who remain.
Are women escaping the bonds of social stereotypes and at last achieving equal sexual rights with men? Or are they responding to a male driven agenda? If we delve a little deeper into the survey findings, we find a more complex picture.
More than a third of women murdered around the world are killed by their partner, a study has shown. They are six times more
A new study shows that the increase in the average weight of populations is helping to put unsustainable pressure on the
Today, I'm speaking at the Pacific Health Summit on the importance of harmonising the regulation of diagnostic tests. Having worked in diagnostics for over 20 years, it's frustrating to see people dying for the lack of a simple diagnostic test when tests such as those for HIV have revolutionised our approach to healthcare.
A worrying 92% of mobile phone handsets in the UK contain a host of bugs, bacteria and in some cases, potentially dangerous