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Ann Starrs
Ann Starrs
Carine Ronsmans
Carine Ronsmans

REFERENCE: The Lancet’s Women Deliver Press Conference, London, 11th October 2007
CARINE RONSMANS, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
VERONIQUE FILIPPI, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
ANN STARRS, Family Care International, New York

There are half a million maternal deaths each year, according to the Lancet’s “Women Deliver” conference held in London. Ann Starrs, Carine Ronsman and Veronique Filippi discuss with Anna Lacey how to reduce unsafe abortions and obstetric complications all over the world to bring this startling figure down.

Diana Lockwood
Diana Lockwood

HIV Treatment And Leprosy

Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 17 – 20 September 2007, Chicago
DIANA LOCKWOOD, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Diana Lockwood told the Chicago ICAAC conference how ‘hidden’ leprosy can be triggered in some patients who are receiving HIV antiretroviral therapy.

D. A. Henderson
D. A. Henderson

Polio Eradication Possible?

D. A. HENDERSON, University of Pittsburgh
D. A. Henderson, who led the global smallpox eradication programme, said in a meeting held at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine that we now need to readdress health priorities to eradicate polio.

[audio:https://www.audiomedica.com/podcasting/lshtm/071019LSHTM_audionews.mp3]
1 comment
  • The HIV infection is still a big problem inspite of good effort of most of the Goverments in africa.
    What is the really problem? MISS USE OF MONEY.

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