Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care


Global Health Day 2017 poster competition winner - Dr Matluba Khan

12 January 2018

Congratulation to IEHC's

matluba khan ucl.ac.uk/iris/browse/profile?upi=MKHAB81" target="_blank">Dr Matluba Khan who won first prize in the Global Health Day 2017 poster competition organised as part of the Global Health Day conference 2017 on Monday 4th December at the Francis Crick Institute. The first global health day conference was organised jointly by University College London, Imperial College London, The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, King's College London, Wellcome Trust, and the Medical Research Council.  The title of the poster was 'Designing for well-being: the influence of a schoolyard intervention on children's subjective well-being', which presents partial findings of Matluba's PhD dissertation at the University of Edinburgh. As part of her PhD research project she co-designed and developed a schoolyard in Bangladesh with children, teachers and the community and evaluated the intervention for children's academic performance and well-being. Matluba was presented her award by Dr Jim Smith, Director of Science at the Wellcome Trust.