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Global Symposium on Health Systems Research: LSHTM international-research collaborations

In September 2014, the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research will take place in Cape Town, South Africa, focusing on people-centred health systems. The symposium has become an essential venue for researchers, policy-makers, funders and implementers to work together and address current and critical health systems concerns…

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Goodbye Solomon!

Today, we are very sad to say goodbye to a much loved staff member, Solomon Egerton, who has worked in the School’s Refectory for 29 years.

Solomon is officially retiring, but between running two businesses, working as a part-time salesman for Utility warehouse, as well as looking after…

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Alumni Profile: Aimin (Nancy) Liu

Aimin Liu from China, studied the Diploma in Tropical Nursing in 2011. She is currently a Lecturer at the Nursing school, Kunming Medical University.

“I chose to study the Diploma in Tropical Nursing because I’m interested in public health and nursing. This course joins up my knowledge of both…

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Recommend a Colleague to Study our Distance Learning Programmes

Do you know someone who might benefit from studying a programme from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine?  You might be interested to know that many of our programmes are available by distance learning. We offer individual modules, certificates, diplomas and full Master’s degrees.

Students receive comprehensive…

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New affiliate membership opportunity with the Board of The American Friends

The Board of the American Friends of the School, a volunteer organisation which helps the School with fundraising, business linkages, profile raising and alumni engagement in the United States, is launching an affiliate member programme to help with its work. It is currently looking for a capable volunteer to support…

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New short course on Evaluation for Development Programmes

Impact evaluation is an increasingly important part of development projects and programmes, required by all major donors and widely used by development organisations (NGOs, international organisations etc.). This means a pressing need for both current and future development professionals to develop skills that will allow them to understand, commission and…

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A royal day to remember…

Amira El-Houderi, MSc Molecular Biology of Infectious Diseases 2011, was invited to a garden party at Buckingham Palace on 12 June to honour the work of the British Red Cross. 

“The day was absolutely fantastic! A royal day to remember! Prince Charles and Princess Alexandra were present to honour…

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Nutrition graduate Anna Taylor honoured with OBE

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine graduate Anna Taylor has been awarded an OBE for services to tackling global undernutrition, it was announced in the Queen’s Birthday honours list this week.

Anna, who graduated from the School’s MSc Public Health Nutrition course in 1994, worked for several…

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Alumni Profile: Professor Ian Gust

Professor Ian Gust on his time at the School in the 1960′s, and his career since then…

“The main challenges I faced were the distractions associated with living in London during the “swinging sixties’, sharing a house with 3 working couples who like to entertain or go out in…

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Alumni Profile: Dr Nashid Kamal

Dr Nashid Kamal from Bangladesh studied for her PhD in Medical Demography at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, graduating in 1996. She is currently Adjunct Professor in the School of Business, BRAC University, and in the Department of Public Health, State University Bangladesh.  Here she tells us…

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