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Few global health organisations promote gender equality

Only a select group of the world’s top global health organisations have placed gender equality at the centre of their operations, according to a new report involving UCL researchers. 

Published: Mar 8, 2018 9:26:32 AM

Major new global urban health project to reduce inequalities launches

A major new research partnership, led by UCL and Imperial College London, to understand how we can transform cities around the world to support healthier lives, whilst also protecting the planet, has been set up with a £10m grant from Wellcome.

Published: Feb 7, 2018 1:31:30 PM

Rising levels of HIV drug resistance

HIV drug resistance is approaching and exceeding 10% in people living with HIV who are about to initiate or reinitiate first-line antiretroviral therapy, according to a new study led by researchers at UCL and the World Health Organization (WHO).

Published: Dec 1, 2017 10:15:51 AM

Gastric acid suppressant lansoprazole may target tuberculosis

A cheap and widely used drug, used to treat conditions such as heartburn, gastritis and ulcers, could work against the bacteria that cause tuberculosis (TB), according to new research from UCL and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Published: Nov 22, 2017 10:51:37 AM

Worldwide campaign on abortion raises $300m, UCL Lancet lecture told

The Dutch MP leading the worldwide campaign against Donald Trump’s funding ban on abortion advice revealed at the UCL Lancet lecture last night that it has so far raised $300m including up to $100m from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and an anonymous US donor.

Published: Nov 21, 2017 9:30:45 AM

Watch the 2017 UCL Lancet Lecture live!

Today Monday 20 November 2017, this year's UCL Lancet lecture welcomes Mrs Lilianne Ploumen, Dutch MP and former Development Cooperation Minister to speak on sexual and reproductive health and President Trump's reinstatement of the global gag rule

Published: Nov 20, 2017 10:54:27 AM

Young people have more varied sex lives than their parents

Young people today are taking part in a wider range of sexual practices with opposite-sex partners compared to 20 years ago, according to new analysis by UCL and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Published: Nov 20, 2017 9:57:27 AM