Over the past two decades, Africa has seen substantial numbers of armed conflicts which pose significant challenges to the control of malaria which killed 438,000 and infected 2.1 million people this year.
A postgraduate student who won a national prize for his work on child malnutrition in Ghana aims to present his recommendations to its Parliament.
Lancaster University and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) have been successful in their joint application for a Medical Research Council (MRC) Translational and Quantitative Skills Doctoral Training Programme (DTP) in Global Health.
Creative activities, such as designing musical instruments, can improve the quality of life of people with dementia, according to researchers at Lancaster University.
A Lancaster researcher has been a key advisor on the new Quality of Death Index, published today by the business information arm of the Economist magazine.
More than 150 people attended the Dementia Futures event run by Lancaster University Centre for Ageing Research at Lancaster Town Hall on Friday.
Researchers have made a breakthrough which could help prevent patients suffering stress to the body and from feeling pain or becoming aware during anaesthesia.
The newest and most innovative research around dementia currently being undertaken at Lancaster University will go on show next month.
Students taking part in the survey gave Lancaster a 97% overall satisfaction rating in the category for Medicine and Dentistry, just 1% behind the leading four institutions all on 98%.
Hospices should think more strategically about the role of volunteers in developing links with communities.