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8 September, 2017

World Hepatitis Day at Public Health England

World Hepatitis Day aims to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis and is held on the 28th July each year. It is estimated that 325 million people are living with chronic...

12 April, 2017

New blog from Tom Hartney, PhD student at UCL.

We have a new blog post just published from Tom Hartney who is a PhD student working within the infections group. He describes the work they are conducting and their recent academy day.

27 October, 2016

Global report on access to hepatitis C treatment

Today The World Health Organisation released a new report on hepatitis C treatment "Global Report on Access to Hepatitis C Treatment: Focus on Overcoming Barriers". 

To find out more on the...

8 September, 2016

Let's start the conversation about organ donation

This week is organ donation week 5-11th September.

"Turn an end into a beginning" and encourage people to talk about donation!

In England consent is needed from your next of kin to...

24 August, 2016

Action to tackle clusters of acute hepatitis B among men who have sex with men

Public Health Matters: The offical blog of Public Health England, providing expert insight on the organiation's work and all aspects of public health releases information with regards tackling...

24 August, 2016

HPRU in Blood Borne and Sexually Transmitted Infections at EASL 2016

Work by the HPRU in Blood borne and Sexually Transmitted Infections was presented at the 2016 international liver congress (EASL), held in Barcelona, Spain.

EASL, The International Liver...

24 August, 2016

20th Annual Antiviral Therapy & Drug Resistance Meeting 2016

Work by the HPRU in Blood borne and Sexually Transmitted Infections will be presented at the 20th Annual Antiviral Therapy & Drug Resistance Meeting, which is being held on Thursday 15th...

24 August, 2016

Perspectives on Data Linkage - Techniques, Challenges and Applications

The Turing gateway to mathematics an impact initiative of the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences is holding an event entitled ‘Perspectives on Data Linkage - Techniques, Challenges...

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1 April, 2016

NIHR School for Primary Care Research Funding Award

Dr Lorraine Mc Donagh was awarded funding as Principal Investigator on an NIHR School for Primary Care Research FR11 Grant. 

 

This is an international collaboration between the ...

3 November, 2015

New website for the BBSTI HPRU

Welcome to the new website for the National Institute for Health Research Health Protection Research Unit (HPRU) in Blood Borne and Sexually Transmitted Infections. The lead University in...