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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine aims to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice.

The School’s multidisciplinary expertise includes clinicians, epidemiologists, statisticians, social scientists, molecular biologists and immunologists. They work with partners worldwide to support the development of teaching and research capacity, and their alumni work in more than 180 countries.


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El Niño droughts such as this one in southern Malawi are becoming regular features in southern Africa. Guido Dingemans/Die Eindredactie/Getty Images

El Niño disasters: governments know what’s coming, but are unprepared – what must change

Governments in southern Africa don’t invest enough in weather forecasting and fail to work together to prepare for natural disasters, leaving the most vulnerable exposed to successive droughts.
Malawian farmer Jelimoti Sikelo had successful harvests after he added groundnut and cowpea to the crops he farmed. T. Samson/CIMMYT

60% of Africa’s food is based on wheat, rice and maize – the continent’s crop treasure trove is being neglected

Just three plant species – wheat, maize and rice – account for 60% of all food eaten globally. A crop science expert argues that many of Africa’s 30,000 edible plants must be revived.

Nigerian health workers and absenteeism: study shows how personal and political relationships protect offenders

Health workers with relatives in positions of power were frequently absent from work.
Sindhi cattle near Amazon rainforest: flexitarian diets could feed the growing world population without further encroaching onto wild habitat. Lucas Ninno via GettyImages

Eating less food from animal sources is key to reducing the risk of wildlife-origin diseases and global warming

Infectious diseases originating in wild animals are high and may be increasing. This is a sign that ecosystem degradation is undermining the planet’s capacity to sustain human wellbeing.
Bila dilakukan secara tidak berkelanjutan, pembangunan pertanian dapat membahayakan kesehatan manusia. Nikada vi GettyImages

Peningkatan aktivitas pertanian terkait dengan kenaikan kasus malaria: riset dari 16 negara Afrika

Kedua penelitian kami mengkonfirmasi bahwa pertanian terkait dengan peningkatan penularan malaria di Afrika.
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¿Influyeron las condiciones meteorológicas en la transmisión inicial del coronavirus?

El comportamiento de la población y las intervenciones gubernamentales fueron los impulsores más importantes en la reducción de la transmisión del virus durante la primera ola de la pandemia.


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