Postdoc opportunities at AHRI, South Africa

Professor Frank Tanser is looking for postdoctoral scientists to join his group at the Wellcome Trust funded Africa Health Research Institute in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Frank is interested to hear from people from a range of disciplines. There are more details online…

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STI Bottlenecks supplement and blog post now online

Please find below the link to the special issue of Sexually Transmitted Infections with the papers from the HIV Bottlenecks Study.


Online supplement

The blog post is available at





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Advanced STATA short course: Programming and other techniques to make your life easier

A 5-day course from the Population Studies Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Date: Monday 6th November  to Friday 10th November 2017

Cost: £1315

The course is aimed at researchers and other professionals, from any discipline, who regularly use Stata for analysis but want to learn how…

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New ALPHA Network publication alert: findings from a national policy review, health facility surveys and key informant interviews in Uganda

McRobie E, Wringe A, Nakiyingi-Miiro J, Kiweewa F, Lutalo T, Nakigozi G, Todd J, Eaton JW, Zaba B, and Church K. HIV policy implementation in two health and demographic surveillance sites in Uganda: findings from a national policy review, health facility surveys and key informant interviews. Implementation Science 2017…

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New ALPHA Network publication on the determinants of HIV guidelines implementation in Tanzania

Mwangome MN, Geubbels E, Wringe A, Todd J, Klatser P, Dieleman M. A qualitative study of the determinants of HIV guidelines implementation in two south-eastern districts of Tanzania. Health Policy Plan. 2017 Mar 22…

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Sir Andrew Witty GSK scholarships for MSc students from SSA

Sir Andrew Witty GSK Scholarships to fund 30 scholars over the next 10 years from sub-Saharan Africa on the MSc programmes at LSHTM.

Established as a result of a £1.3 million gift to the School from GSK, this fund will play an important role in supporting the next…

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New publication on the HIV service delivery across sub-Saharan African countries

Kathryn Church, Kazuyo Machiyama, Jim Todd, Brian Njamwea, Mary Mwangome, Vicky Hosegood, Janet Michel, Samuel Oti, Constance Nyamukapa, Amelia Crampin, Nyaguara Amek, Gertrude Nakigozi, Denna Michael, F Xavier Gómez-Olivé, Jessica Nakiyingi-Miiro, Basia Zaba, Alison Wringe. Identifying gaps in HIV service delivery across the diagnosis-to-treatment cascade…

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Vacancy for a Research Fellow in Demography and Health

We have an exciting opportunity for a Research Fellow to work with the ALPHA Network ( on the estimation of mortality in the antiretroviral treatment era.

The post-holder will be expected to conduct empirical analysis of secondary data from the ALPHA Network, and manage fieldwork…

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New publication on the shrinking burden of HIV mortality in KwaZulu-Natal

Reniers G, Blom S, Calvert C, Martin-Onraet A, Herbst AJ, Eaton JW, Bor J, Slaymaker E, Li ZR, Clark SJ, Bärnighausen T., Zaba B, and Hosegood V. Trends in the burden of HIV mortality after roll-out of antiretroviral therapy in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: an observational community…

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New publication on adult mortality trends in Karonga (Malawi)

Price, Alison J., Judith Glynn, Menard Chihana, Ndoliwe Kayuni, Sian Floyd, Emma Slaymaker, Georges Reniers et al. “Sustained 10-year gain in adult life expectancy following antiretroviral therapy roll-out in rural Malawi: July 2005 to June 2014.” International Journal of Epidemiology (2016): dyw208…

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