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  • History Centre Annual Lecture Blog on – ‘Cultured Comparisons: The Role of the NHS in US Healthcare Debates’ – Roberta Bivins

    History Centre Annual Lecture Blog on - ‘Cultured Comparisons: The Role of the NHS in US Healthcare Debates’ - Roberta BivinsProfessor Martin Gorsky, Health Systems in History: Ideas, comparisons, policies c. 1890-2000, Centre for History in Public Health.   Last month Professor Roberta Bivins from the University of Warwick gave our annual History Centre lecture – ‘Cultured Comparisons: The Role of the NHS in US Healthcare Debates’.  This was a fascinating insight for those of us who ...

  • History Centre visit to University of Ibadan, Nigeria

    History Centre visit to University of Ibadan, NigeriaDr John Manton, Assistant Professor, Health Systems in History: Ideas, comparisons, policies c. 1890-2000, Centre for History in Public Health. Centre members Martin Gorsky and John Manton visited Ibadan in Nigeria for ten days in October, where they were hosted at the University of Ibadan by IFRA-Nigeria. The visit enabled Dr Manton to follow up on ...

  • Symposium Review: Entwined Health System Histories: New Zealand and Britain Since 1938

    Penthouse suite, New Zealand High Commission and views over London   Dr Hayley Brown, Research Fellow, Health Systems in History: Ideas, Comparisons, Policies c.1890 – 2000, Centre for History in Public Health. On Tuesday 24 October 2017 the Centre for History in Public Health (LSHTM) and the University of Auckland, with sponsorship from NZ-UK Link and the Wellcome ...