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Funding for domestic violence interventions
Congratulations to David Osrin who recently secured MRC Public health Intervention funding for his work on interventions for gender-based violence in India.
Grand Challenges survey - Have your say
The UCL Grand Challenges bring UCL’s researchers together to tackle global problems. We are keen to engage with as wide an audience as possible.
Maikhanda - Saving lives at very low cost in Malawi
Understanding the cost-effectiveness and affordability of interventions to reduce maternal and newborn deaths is critical to persuading policymakers and donors to implement at scale
Community empowerment for health - MaiMwana Project crowdfunding
In Malawi 1 in 15 children die before they reach the age of 5, and 1 in 250 women die during pregnancy and childbirth.
Mhealth videos now available to stream
Last month we held our first ever mHealth conference at UCL. If you didn't manage to make it, videos from the day are now available to stream online
Professor David Osrin (UCL Institute for Global Health) - Inaugural Lecture podcast now available.
We are delighted to announce that IGH has been awarded an Athena SWAN bronze award this year! The awards recognise commitment to advancing women’s careers in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine in higher education and research.
On Friday 6th March 2015, a seminar, incorporating a panel discussion and a simultaneous webinar, was held as part of the ESRC-funded gender and health seminar series, co-ordinated by the UCL Institute for Global Health (IGH).
From the field
The Dharavi Biennale is a two year process leading to an exhibition in 2015. It blends art and science to share information on urban health and to showcase the contribution of the people of Dharavi to Mumbai’s economic and cultural life. The project has been organised by SNEHA (Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action), an NGO working to improve the health of women and children in Mumbai’s informal settlements. With four themes - art, health, recycling and vitality - the Biennale invites Dharavi residents to meet, educate themselves on urban health, learn new skills, and produce locally resonant artworks that are authentic, honest and relevant.