Lois King, MPH & BSc

PhD Candidate at the University of Edinburgh and Global Health Consultant

Blogs

Archive of pieces I have written and contributed to.


Aug 29, 2022

Importance of Qualitative Research to Empower Rural Caregivers

In Bangladesh, 14% of deaths in children under the age of five are attributed to pneumonia every year. Delays in care-seeking are a significant factor in the cause of these deaths. But for targeted interventions in the community to be effective, it is ... (Link)


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Apr 4, 2022

Edinburgh woman helps to tackle child pneumonia on overseas medical mission

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Jun 25, 2021

Charting the course: translating good leadership into digital spaces

This month's blog - written by our blog editor Lois King - details reflections on positive female leadership during times of digital over-reliance, inspired by one of our launch events and our upcoming mentorship programme. New Zealand. Taiwan. Finla... (Link)


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Feb 23, 2021

Your Healthiest Possible Life: A Short Practical Guide To Navigating Medical Misogynoir

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Feb 3, 2021

Who's Got the Power? A Beginner's Guide to Challenging the Colonial Legacy of Global Health Institutions

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Jan 29, 2021

Will COVID-19 be over by 2022?

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Oct 30, 2020

Spotlight on: The Global Health Governance ProgrammeSpotlight on: The Global Health Governance Programme

The Global Health Governance Programme researches how global institutions, finance and rules can better serve the needs of people across the world. The programme is based in the Usher Institute within Edinburgh Medical School. Professor Devi Sridhar... (Link)


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Jul 1, 2020

Coronavirus: If you can’t socially distance, wear a face mask or use a bandana or scarf – Professor Devi Sridhar and Lois King

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Nov 12, 2019

Seven Things You Didn't Know About Pneumonia

The World Health Organization defines pneumonia as an acute respiratory infection, in which the lungs become inflamed, filling up with mucus and fluid, rather than air. This can lead to a cough, difficulty breathing and a fever. This year for the 10th ... (Link)


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Sep 30, 2019

Fostering a Spirit of Collaboration: Insights from the Inner Workings of an International Research Consortium

In this blog, Lois King – a new RESPIRE PhD student – shares her experiences and reflections on attending the recent RESPIRE Annual Scientific Meeting in Malaysia with international research partners. (Link)


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