17.08.16

ICT and Disaster Response: the case of Nepal

Masters student Olivia Crane discusses the role of ICT in disaster response following the 2015 Nepal earthquake.

14.06.16

Perceptions of food insecurity among Ghanaians living in Greater Manchester

Public Health Nutritionist and doctoral student, Hibbah A. Saeed, discusses factors impacting food insecurity amongst migrant populations in Greater Manchester.

01.06.16

Changing dietary patterns in South African cities: from traditional to modern foods?

SIID funded project team assesses dietary patterns among urban adolescents in Sub-Saharan Africa, using the Birth To Twenty Plus data set.

03.05.16

Rebuilding Barpak: resilience and the difficult transition from emergency relief to long-term reconstruction

One year on from the Nepal earthquake we discuss resilience and resconstruction in Barpak, the village closest to the epicenter of the earthquake.

14.04.16

Nairobi slums: value-added outcomes in exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) intervention

Our guest blog from Dr Paula Griffiths explores the unexpected benefits of an Exclusive Breastfeeding (EBF) study in Nairobi, Kenya

04.03.16

Nutrition transition in South African cities

In the context of South Africa’s “triple burden” of disease, urban anthropometric patterns are not changing in the same way for everyone.