Heroes Hall, Malacanan, Philippine Presidential Palace

Alumni Profile: Dr John Mark Velasco

Dr Velasco finished his BSc Biology (cum laude), Doctor of Medicine, Masters of Public Health from the University of the Philippines and his post-graduate diploma (2011) and Masters of Science in Clinical Trials (2013) from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London. He also has…

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Help Madina – how Sierra Leone changed my life

Gloucestershire GP Dr Veronica Sawicki, Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 2010, shares her ongoing volunteer experience as co-founder of charity Help Madina (www.helpmadina.org.uk) in Sierra Leone.

Together with so many people, I care passionately about improving health care inequalities in the world.

I did my…

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Opthalmologists sub-specialty Clinical Fellowships on offer

The Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium (CEHC) clinical fellowships programme is offering both long-term (one-year) fellowships and short-term (three-month) attachments to ophthalmologists from low and middle-income Commonwealth countries. Through the enhancement of sub-specialty knowledge and skills and the delivery of high quality eye care, Commonwealth…

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Dragon Boat

London Dragons: UoL Swiss dragon boat team

The Swiss LSE Alumni Association invites Swiss-based alumni to join the “London Dragons”, the Swiss dragon boat team for alumni of the University of London.

The team aims to bring together alumni of the several Colleges of the University of London for an activity offering camaraderie, fitness and spectacle…

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Alumni Profile: Dr Thomas Nchinda

Dr Thomas Nchinda, Diploma Tropical Public Health 1973 and MD 1975, is a retired Professor of Epidemiology and Community Health at the University of Yaoundé who also worked extensively at TDR and the World Health Organization Headquarters in Geneva.

He completed his MBBS at University College, Ibadan in 1963 and…

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Professor Michael Warren

Obituary: Professor Michael Warren

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Professor Michael Donald Warren, Emeritus Professor of Social Medicine, University of Kent (MD, FRCP, FFPH).

Professor Warren was born in Worthing in 1923. After leaving the RAF Medical Services in 1951 with the rank of Squadron Leader, he studied…

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On Our Own Two Feet: Keeping Girls in School

Research consistently shows that girls who stay in school increase their chances of improved health and income. Girls who complete high school are:

Three times less likely to contract HIV
Will have fewer, healthier and better educated children
Earn better, reinvest 90% of what they earn into their families, and…

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Obituary: Dr Alec Smith

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Dr Alec Smith on 15th August, 2014.

Born 19th January, 1927, Alec was a graduate of Birmingham University (BSc. Zoology and Comparative Physiology, First Class Honours (1948) and D.Sc. (1965)) and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical…

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Alumni Fundraising Campaign

2014-2015 Alumni Fundraising Telephone Campaign raises £130,000

Another successful Alumni Fund Telephone Fundraising campaign has come to a close. The 2014-2015 campaign, which began in November of last year, ended on March 6th after raising an amazing £130,000 for people, projects and partnerships.

We would like to thank all alumni who kindly gave their time…

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Winners of the British Council Awards

School Alumnus wins British Council Education UK Alumni award

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Alumnus Dr Rajesh Babu Bhatchala has been awarded the Social Impact Award at the British Council’s Education UK Alumni Awards 2015.

The winners of the awards, which honour outstanding success in Entrepreneurship, Professional Achievement and Social Impact by Indians who have graduated…

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