Abstract submissions for the 8th African Population Conference (Kampala, 18-22 November) are now open

8th African Population Conference
Entebbe – Uganda, 18-22 November 2019

“Harnessing Africa’s Population for Sustainable Development: 25 Years after Cairo and Beyond.”

Deadline for submitting papers or abstracts: 30 June 2019

Every four years, The Union for African Population Studies (UAPS) organizes a general conference on the African population…

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Advanced STATA short course 2019 at LSHTM

Advanced STATA: Programming and other techniques to make your life easier.  A five day course from the Population Studies Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

 

Course dates: 4 – 8 November 2019.

 

As well as being a powerful tool for statistical analysis, Stata offers a variety of commands for…

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JIAS – Call for Papers on Data-driven HIV prevention

Data-driven HIV prevention: the HIV prevention cascade and beyond

Deadline: 15 July 2019

This is a call for papers for a special issue of the Journal of the International AIDS Society (JIAS) on Data-driven HIV prevention: the HIV prevention cascade and beyond to be published in conjunction with…

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Scholarship opportunities for the MSc in Demography and Health at LSHTM

The MSc in Demography and Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine has a world-leading reputation for technical training in demography and population studies, and is unique because of its substantive focus on health in all regions of the world.

Several scholarship opportunities are available for…

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ESRC PhD scholarships 2019 – call for applications

ESRC-funded PhD scholarships are available in population studies at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, to start in autumn 2019. These scholarships are offered in both Demography and Reproductive and Sexual Health training routes. Scholarships may be taken up either as a stand-alone PhD (a ‘+3…

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Advanced Stata short course

Advanced STATA: Programming and other techniques to make your life easier.  A five day course from the Population Studies Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

 

Date: Monday 5th November  to Friday 9th November 2018

Cost: £1385

The course is aimed at researchers and other professionals, from any…

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SHAPE-UTT at AIDS 2018, The Netherlands, and the INTEREST 2018 Workshop, Rwanda

SHAPE-UTT supporting young African Scientists to conceptualize, prepare and present health systems research at AIDS 2018, The Netherlands and the INTEREST 2018 Workshop, Rwanda

 

SHAPE – UTT (Strengthening Health systems for the Application of Policy to Enable Test and Treat) will be represented at the AIDS 2018 meeting and…

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New publication: AIDS and the gender gap in life expectancy

Bruno Masquelier (Universite Catholique de Louvain) and Georges Reniers (LSHTM) prepared a short article on AIDS and the gender gap in life expectancy in Africa for Populations et Sociétés; a popular science journal published by the Institut National d’Etudes Démographiques (INED)

“In 2016, a million people…

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Fully-funded scholarships for the MSc in Demography & Health – UK residents

Up to four fully-funded MSc scholarships are available from PIC for our London-based MSc in Demography & Health and the MSc in Reproductive and Sexual Health Research – UK residents only. Apply normally for the MSc through the LSHTM portal; scholarship applications are submitted by LSHTM

For more information…

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Commonwealth Scholarships for MSc in Demography and Health by distance learning

MSc Demography and Health by distance learning

Commonwealth Scholarships now available

 

This unique online course offers professional training for those who wish to acquire technical expertise in demographic measurement and estimation; and in understanding the interlinkages between population health, sexual behaviour, fertility, ageing, inequality and migration.

 

The curriculum…

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