Past Events

SEMINAR SERIES | 19 March – Professor Quique Bassat

Details about our next lunchtime seminar are below: “Minimally invasive autopsy: An innovative post-mortem approach for under 5 mortality surveillance“

SEMINAR SERIES | 06 March – Elizabeth Eastmure

Details about our next lunchtime seminar are below, abstract to follow. Please note this is on a WEDNESDAY, rather than the usual Tuesday due to graduation.  ”Implementing the UK AMR Strategy: an overview of the evaluation and implications for future policy”

SYMPOSIUM | Mass Drug Administration and Antimicrobial Resistance, Feb 2019

We are pleased to announce that the LSHTM AMR Centre, together with the MARCH and Malaria Centres, will hold a symposium on mass drug administration (MDA) and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) at LSHTM on Wednesday 20 February 2019. MDA with antimicrobials is an intervention proposed to reduce morbidity and mortality of entire populations. While theory and some evidence […]

SEMINAR SERIES | “Estimating the burden of antibiotic-resistant infections & evaluating related interventions”

Details about our next lunchtime seminar are below, abstract to follow. “Estimating the burden of antibiotic-resistant infections & evaluating related interventions” Speaker: Nichola Naylor Venue: LG80, Keppel Street Date & time: 05 Feburary, 12:45pm As ever, if you wish to join remotely, a Panopto link will be circulated nearer the time.

SEMINAR | Global Health Lab: Does antimicrobial resistance spell the end for modern medicine?

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is an increasingly serious threat to global public health that requires action across all government sectors and society. Although it is a natural process, as pathogens evolve in response to their environment, resistance has been accelerated by the overuse and misuse of antibiotics in people and animals. Without effective antibiotics, the success […]

PhD Seminar: Measuring and understanding quality of care, overprovision and antibiotic use in private health facilities in Tanzania

***PhD UPGRADE*** Challenges and opportunities in the private sector: measuring and understanding quality of care, overprovision and antibiotic use in private health facilities in Tanzania Speaker: Jessica King Supervisors: Timothy Powell-Jackson, Stijn Vansteelandt Date: Tuesday 15th January Time: 12.45pm Venue: Jerry Morris B, Tavistock Place   ***ALL WELCOME***

Mycoplasma genitalium – the ‘silent’ emerging super-bug

  Date: Tuesday 11th December Venue: LG8, Keppel Street Time: 13:00 – 14:00 Mycoplasma genitalium is a sexually transmitted pathogen that is associated with cervicitis, pelvic inflammatory disease and urethritis. Of concern, there are reports of a rapid rise in antimicrobial resistance to macrolides (used as first-line therapy) and quinolones (second-line therapy). There is lack of consensus regarding its […]

Demonstrating the role of the contaminated environment in transmission of healthcare-associated pathogens: New methods for terminal disinfection

David Weber M.D. is a Professor of Medicine and Paediatrics in the UNC School of Medicine. He will be joining us for a lunchtime seminar on 6 November to briefly describe study designs in hospital epidemiology and discuss outbreak evaluation in hospital settings and the role of contaminated environment in hospitals with a focus on […]

Clinical Diagnostics and Antimicrobial Resistance: A multidisciplinary symposium

The International Diagnostics Centre and  the Antimicrobial Resistance Centre at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine will co-host a diagnostics and antimicrobial resistance symposium. This one-day event will discuss antimicrobial resistance (AMR) as it relates to diagnostics, epidemiology, and interventions and will describe a diagnostics/AMR clinical case challenge contest. Venue: George Fox Room, […]

Antimicrobial Resistance: Why is it important?

Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, WC1E 7HT London Date: Wednesday 10 October 2018 Time: 5.30-8pm   The AMR Centre at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the Longitude Prize present an evening event on the race to find a solution to one of […]