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School statement on Brexit

The UK’s vote to leave the European Union will inevitably have significant implications for higher education and research, and for our School. Many of our staff and students are from EU countries, we are involved in European research programmes, and have an influential voice in European public health and…

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Alumni Profile: Molly Williams

MSc Global Health Policy (2015) alumna and Senior Advisor in Business Development and Partnerships at Oxfam America, Molly Williams tells us about studying via distance learning at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the University of London, whilst living in three different countries over three years.


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Mwanza Intervention Trials Unit: Showcasing successful collaborations in Tanzania

The Mwanza Intervention Trials Unit (MITU) was set up in 2006 as a joint initiative of London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the Tanzania National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR). MITU was established with special funding from the UK Medical Research Councilnow largely self- supporting through research grant…

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Free Online Courses

LSHTM offers free online courses. Over 30,000 participants have completed the courses below, with more new courses in the pipeline.

The School’s free online courses were launched to align with the School’s mission of improving health worldwide. Free online courses are a way for the School’s…

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Attend our AIDS 2016 event hosted by Professor Peter Piot

The International AIDS Conference is held this year in Durban, South Africa, addressing the theme Access Equity Rights Now. HIV/AIDS researchers, policy makers and those living with HIV attend the event, held biannually, to debate the issues surrounding the fight agaisnt HIV, hear new scientific research on HIV.


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Alumni Profile: Dorcas Gwata

Award winning Public Health Specialist and MSc Public Health (2008) graduate, Dorcas Gwata shared with the Alumni Team the impact studying at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has had on her career and the recognition her work in public health has received.

Dorcas was working as a…

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TEDx Talk Dr. Mahaveer Golechha

Mahaveer Golechha – TED talk and profile

We are thrilled to share this TEDx talk from MSc Health Policy, Planning and Finance graduate Mahaveer Golecha.

Mahaveer is currently an Assistant Professor at the Public Health Foundation of India. He also works with a number of public health institutes in India including the Indian government and the WHO…

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Alumni Profile: Dr. Masatoki Adachi

This week’s Alumni Profile features, Dr. Masatoki Adachi, MSc, who graduated from the School in 2015 with a MSc in Global Health Policy. Dr. Adachi now works as Physician and Paediatrician for an international hospital in Japan. Additionally, Dr. Adachi serves as a Medical Advisor for the United States…

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Professor Bob Carpenter – Obituary

Bob Carpenter, Honorary Professor of Medical Statistics and a much loved colleague and teacher, sadly passed away last week while holidaying with friends.

Professor Carpenter is renowed as a world authority on the causes of sudden infant death, and throughout a long and fruitful career, undertook several pivotal studies that…

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Alumni Profile: Chishala M. Kapambwe-Muchemwa

This week’s Alumni Profile features, Chishala M. Kapambwe-Muchemwa, who graduated from the School in 2012 with a PGDip/MSc in Infectious Diseases by Distance Learning. Chishala now works as a Lecturer/Researcher at The Copperbelt University, School of Medicine, in Zambia.
Why did you choose to study at…

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