Dr Matshidiso Moeti appointed Regional Director for Africa by WHO

Congratulations to School alumnus Dr Matshidiso Moeti, MSc in Community Health for Developing Countries 1986, who was appointed Regional Director for Africa by the World Health Organization (WHO) for a five-year term.

She brings over 35 years of national and international public health experience with WHO, UNICEF, UNAIDS and…

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Alumni Chapter Meeting in Basel

It’s time for the next LSHTM Basel alumni chapter meeting…

Where: Pizzeria Casino, Tellplatz 6, 4053 Basel
When: Thursday January 29th
Time: from 6:30pm

All are welcome to attend. If you would like further information please email the Basel Chapter.

Please pass the message on to other alumni…

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Ride for Ashanti: How we made it!

Alumni Ana-Maria Valinho and Nádia Correia, both Diploma in Tropical Nursing 2012, recently cycled 2,198 kilometres (1,366 miles) from London to Lisbon to raise funds for the British non-governmental organisation Foundation Human Nature. Ana-Maria reflects on their autumn 2014 journey below, which raised £6…

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ULIP Graduation 2014

The power of the School alumni network

School alumni in Geneva talk about the power of the alumni network and how it has helped them in their careers…

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Alumnus Receives American Public Health Association Award

Congratulations to Professor Sandra Hoar PGDip Infectious Diseases 1997 who has received the Gordon-Wyon Award for Excellence in Community-Based Public Health, Epidemiology and Practice, given by the International Health Section of the American Public Health Association in November 2014.

The award is given for excellence in community-oriented…

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Obituary: Alero Thomas

It is with great sadness that we report that Alero Thomas died this past weekend.

Alero was a clinical pathologist and Senior Clinical Lecturer in the Clinical Sciences Department and the Immunology Unit between 1992 and her retirement in 2006. Alero was Research Degrees Director for the Faculty of Infectious…

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New Year Honours 2015

Congratulations to London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine staff and alumni who were appointed by Queen Elizabeth II with the following New Year Honours:


Professor Christopher John MacRae Whitty CB – Companion of the Order of the Bath. MSc Epidemiology 1996, Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 1996


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Alumni Profile: Professor Clement Anyiwo

Professor Clement Anyiwo* MD, MSc Medical Microbiology 1977, is a Nigerian-American and Founder / President (CEO) of the Jerry and Joe Divine Foundation based in the United States of America.

“The Masters degree from a world-renowned institution as London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine has helped me a…

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Tessa Jean-Pierre leads Haiti’s first AIDS walk

Congratulations to London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine alumnus Tessa Jean-Pierre for her role in organising Haiti’s first AIDS walk held earlier this month in Port au Prince for World AIDS Day.

Coordinated by Caris Foundation International, the walk was led and organised by Program Manager OVC…

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Ebola in context: new free online course launched

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is launching its first free online course with the help of its partners FutureLearn.

This two-week free interdisciplinary course looks at the science behind the Ebola outbreak, to understand why it has occurred on this scale and how it can be…

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