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March 18, 2019


International Politics Annual Lecture and Policy Roundtable

March 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Northampton Suite

The Department of International Politics and the Centre for International Policy Studies is holding a their Annual Lecture and a Policy Roundtable on Monday 18th March, 2019 at City, University of London. Keynote Lecture The keynote lecture “The Future of Human Rights in the Era of Trump and Brexit” will be given by guest speaker Alison Brysk, University of California, Santa Barbara.   Discussant: Dr Iosif Kovras, City, UoL. Summary Is there a future for human rights in the era of…

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LSHTM & Transparency International

The Ignored Pandemic: How corruption in healthcare service delivery threatens universal health coverage

March 19 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
John Snow Lecture Theatre A, LSHTM

On 19th March Transparency International Health Initiative will launch their new report “The Ignored Pandemic” that analyses the impact of corruption on efforts towards universal health coverage – it will find that pervasive corruption throughout global health is a key factor that is denying millions access to healthcare. The report will be launched at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, with an array of speakers discussing its findings, as well as other up and coming research into corruption…

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Evidence and Gap Maps

March 21 @ 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm
Meeting Room, London International Development Centre

  Evidence and Gap Maps (EGMs) provide a visibly accessible overview of evidence from systematic reviews, impact evaluations and primary studies. They highlight the availability of the evidence, as well as certain characteristics, such as confidence ratings of the systematic reviews. A defining feature of EGMs is that they are structured around a framework (matrix) designed to reflect the relevant interventions and outcomes in a particular area. When the framework is populated with available studies and reviews, it highlights ‘absolute…

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CEDIL Supplier Engagement Event

March 22 @ 8:45 am - 2:00 pm
Tudor Room, Imperial Hotel London

In December 2018, CEDIL released an early notification for an upcoming funding opportunity for projects which will innovate in the field of impact evaluation. The full call details are now about to be published, and we are pleased to invite prospective applicants and other interested stakeholders to a series of events to learn more about the calls for proposals and CEDIL in general. On the morning of 22nd March, CEDIL will hold a half-day supplier engagement event at the Imperial…

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April 1, 2019

Fireside chat with Dr Annalisa Jenkins, Dr Precious Lunga and Professor Peter Piot

April 1 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM

This inaugural event of the new LSHTM Innovation Series features a fireside chat with Dr Annalisa Jenkins, Dr Precious Lunga and the Director of LSHTM, Prof Peter Piot. Our speakers will share their perspectives on what innovation means to them, how to create organisational cultures that inspire innovation, as well as personal reflections on how innovation has shaped their careers and the challenges they have faced along the way. In this informal conversation with Prof Piot there will be plenty of opportunities for Q…

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3ie - LIDC

Impact of financial inclusion in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review of reviews

April 2 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Room LG4 London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Financial inclusion is a dynamic space with a growing range of intervention types and players. A recent 3ie-funded systematic review of reviews focuses on the impact of financial inclusion interventions. While the authors offer a new understanding of the distribution of impacts across the economic, social, gender and behavioural outcome dimensions, they do not suggest that financial inclusion interventions have transformative effects or are changing the world. This contrasts with the claims made by some funders who believe that financial…

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Transforming Waste Into Opportunity: Wecyclers Recycles in Lagos, Nigeria

April 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Manson Lecture Theatre, LSHTM

Join us for a discussion with Peter Piot and Olawale Adebiyi, Chief Executive Officer of Wecyclers and the recipient of the King Baudouin Foundation’s 2019 African Development Prize. Lagos, Nigeria is the largest and fastest growing city on the African continent. With no less than 20 million people, its greater metropolitan area faces a myriad of social and economic problems, including a waste crisis due to a poor waste management infrastructure that sees 14,000 tons of waste generated daily. This situation greatly affects people…

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LIDC event

Facebook Live Discussion: Global Issues in Early Childhood Teacher Effectiveness

April 10 @ 10:45 am - 11:15 am
Facebook Live

LIDC will hold a live panel discussion via Facebook Live, Facebook’s live video streaming service, to explore global issues in early childhood teacher effectiveness. Our discussion will broadly cover the following topics: Raising the quality of teacher education at a global level. Supporting teacher’s professional development. Educational improvement. Linguistic diversity and issues of multilingualism. Visual cultures of childhood. We're delighted to welcome the following distinguished speakers: Professor Lynn Ang, Professor of Early Childhood, UCL IOE. Professor Justin Watkins, Professor of…

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2019 Bradford Hill Memorial Lecture

April 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM

In conjunction with the Royal Statistical Society, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is pleased to host Dr Michael Hughes who will deliver the 2019 Bradford Hill Memorial Lecture:   Countering the HIV epidemic: statistical issues in treatment evaluation and policy There has been remarkable progress in HIV treatment, changing HIV infection from being a more immediately life-threatening disease to a chronic disease.  Numerous treatments have been evaluated in a long sequence of non-inferiority clinical trials using a surrogate endpoint,…

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From Global to Local: Introducing the Local Burden of Disease Project

April 12 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Manson Lecture Theatre, LSHTM

While global- and national-level estimates are essential to understanding overarching trends in health and health related outcomes, having access to local-level estimates allows health policy decisions to be tailored precisely for local areas rather than entire countries. Combining this level of detail with broad coverage would give health officials everywhere the tools to make locally informed decisions to better track health trends and evaluate progress towards goals, target the best use of limited funds and use precise information to direct…

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