2009 events

December

'How to Run a Public Service: Trust, Mistrust, Voice or Choice'
|Date: 18 December 2009
Public Lecture by Professor Julian le Grand

November

'The Value of Health: Why Current Measurements Are Wrong and How They Can Be Improved'
|6th Merck Foundation Lecture,
Date: Tuesday 10 November 2009
Speaker: Professor Han Bleichrodt, Erasmus University Rotterdam

August

CAMHEE Final Conference
Date: 22, August 2009
Location: Budapest
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June

'Population, Education and Development: Addressing the Interactions'
|Population Research Seminar
Date: 4 June 2009
Speaker: Professor Wolfgang Lutz

May

'Poverty and Reproductive Health in Poor Countries: Issues, Measurement & Evidence'
|BSPS day meeting sponsored in collaboration with the ESRC
Date: 29 May 2009

'How did HIV/AIDS affect rural communities in Africa? The answer to the question'
|Public lecture co-organised by LSEAIDS, DFID and LSE Health
Date: 14 May 2009
With Professor Stefan Dercon, Dr Janet Seeley and chaired by Professor Tony Barnett

Health Inequalities|
Seminar organised by LSE Health in cooperation with the European Commission, DG Employment and Social Affairs
Date: 7 May 2009

'Human Behaviour under Distress: The Sinking of the Titanic'
Joint STICERD-LSE Health special lecture
Date: 1 May 2009
Speaker: Professor Bruno Frey, University of Zurich
Abstract: "The sinking of the Titanic in April 1912 took the lives of 68 percent of the people aboard. Who survived? It was women and children who had a higher probability of being saved, not men. Likewise, people travelling in first class had a better chance of survival than those in second and third class. British passengers were more likely to perish than members of other nations. This extreme event represents a rare case of a well-documented life and death situation where social norms were enforced. This paper shows that economic analysis can account for human behaviour in such situations. 

April

'Governance of Healthcare Systems'
|18th Meeting of The European Health Policy Group (EHPG)
Date: 23-24 April 2009, Bologna, Italy 

'Access, Financing and Utilisation of Health Care
|XREPP - LSE Health workshop
Date: 23-24 April 2009, Barcelona

Health Policy in India
|LSE Health - TISS Workshop Programme 
Date: 6-7 April 2009

Health in Crisis|
Policy Report launch, organised by LSE Health in cooperation with the UK partners of Action for Global Health, the Internation HIV/AIDS Alliance, Interact Worldwide and TB Alert
Date:  Tuesday 7 April 2009

March

Maternal health and poverty in Ghana: a spatial analysis
Friday 13 March at 13:30
Dr Zoe Matthews, University of Southampton

1st International Conference on Bridging Knowledge in Long-Term Care and Support: Crossing Boundaries between Ageing and Disability
Date: 5-7 March, 2009
Location: Barcelona
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February

The impact of socio-economic inequities and migration on psychiatric morbidity amongst young adults in Pelotas, Brazil: a combined ethnographic and epidemiological study
Friday 20 February at 13:30
Dr Dominique Behague, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

The Evaluation of Individual Budgets: Messages for Policy and Practice
Date: 3, February 2009
Location: Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
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January

Ideas versus norms: what matters most for fertility and family formation in Albania?
Friday 30 January at 13:30
Dr Arjan Gjonca, London School of Economics  

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