Telephone Campaign - Callers

Telephone campaign: £36,000 raised in 3 weeks

Our Alumni Fund Telephone Campaign has now been running for three weeks and our team of student callers have spoken to over 500 alumni. By the end of week one we raised £10,000 and over the last two weeks, we raised a further £26,000; bringing the total donated…

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Global Health Advisor: Candela Iglesias Chiesa

MSc Public Health alumna, Candela Iglesias Chiesa is a researcher and advisor in Global Health and Social Development. Candela told us shared how her decision to pursue a career in Public Health led her to eventually start her own consultancy, CI Consulting two years ago.

After completing my PhD work…

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President of the RSTMH: Dr Simon Cathcart

For this week’s alumni profie, we spoke to MSc Public Health alumnus, Dr Simon Cathcart. Simon is a public health consultant and president of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH); he studied at the School in 2001 as part of the UK public health specialist training…

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Throwback Thursday – MSc Community Health in Developing Countries class of ’85

Today’s class photos are courtesy of alumnus Wilbert Bannenberg, MSc Community Health in Developing Countries (pictured in the feature image fifth from the right). Wilbert shared these images with us when he visited the School in November last year to attend the Lancet Commission on Essential Medicines Policies. You…

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Telephone Campaign Update: We’ve raised £10,000!

The 2017 Alumni Fund Telephone Fundraising Campaign started on 30 January. Our wonderful team of student callers have been in touch with alumni from all over the world, sharing experiences and inviting them to support future public health leaders by making a gift to the Alumni Fund. Thanks to the…

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Telephone Campaign 2017: Meet our student callers

After a weekend of training, our Alumni Fund Telephone Fundraising Campaign started yesterday! We interviewed some of our student callers to find out why they chose to participate in the telephone campaign.

Lovishka Babajee, studying MSc Nutrition for Global Health, from Mauritus: Before I joined the school, I spent a…

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Alumni Fund Telephone Fundraising Campaign 2017

This year’s Alumni Fund Telephone Fundraising Campaign starts on Monday! It will be running from 30 January until 26 February 2017.

Our team of 32 dedicated student callers will be ringing alumni from all around the world to update you on the latest School news, exchange experiences of your…

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Global Public Health Expert: Dr Franklin White

For this week’s alumni profile, we spoke to MSc Social Medicine alumnus, Dr Franklin White. Dr White, a medical graduate (1969) from McGill University, Montreal, chose to study at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine after completing an internship and a year of public health training in…

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The Challenges of Setting Up a Diabetes Facility in Sierra Leone

­­Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (DTMH) alumna (2010), Veronica Sawicki is a GP for the NHS in Gloucestershire and the co-founder of the charity Help Madina. Prior to forming Help Madina, Veronica was a GP partner for the NHS for 20 years; she resigned from the post 2…

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Medical Parasitology Expert Nilanthi de Silva

MSc Medical Parasitology alumna, Nilanthi de Silva talked us through her extensive career as a specialist in Medical Parasitology. From graduating with an MBBS from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka in 1986 to becoming Senior Professor of Parasitology and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of…

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