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Alumni Reunion – MSc Epidemiology Class of 1995

On 20th June 2015, alumni from the 1995 MSc Epidemiology Class visited the School as part of a 20-year reunion. The group met with the School’s Head of External Relations, Ann Fazakerley, and were given a tour of the School before heading off to a celebratory lunch. Alumnus…

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Alumni careers talks: inspiring current students

The School’s Career Service runs a series of events throughout the year, including informal careers talks given by London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine alumni. These talks are always popular with students – alumni discuss their experiences, work and achievements since leaving the School, and answer any questions students…

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MSc Medical Parasitology – Class of 1976!

Thanks to alumnus Dr Paul-Marie Honhon, we are pleased to have a wonderful photo of the MSc in Medical Parasitology class of 1975-1976. The photo was taken at the School on 18 December 1975. Dr Honhon, who went on to pursue his PhD in the U.S following…

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Building capacity in measurement, learning and evaluation for maternal and newborn health

Lessons from the Technical Resource Centre: trust, working alongside each other and early collaboration
In the target year of the Millennium Development Goals and as the Sustainable Development Goals are formulated, all countries need to strengthen capacity in high quality measurement and evaluation of implementation efforts in order to base…

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The International Centre for Evidence in Disability needs you!

Over one billion people are reported to live with a disability, with 80% of those people coming from low and middle-income countries (LMICs) [1]. Research suggests that people with disabilities often experience higher vulnerability to poverty and lower access to employment and education, but, despite people with disabilities therefore…

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Alumni – what has been your proudest moment?

What has been your proudest moment or achievement?
We asked several alumni from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine to tell us what moment or achievement they are most proud of from their studies and careers.

For Dr Bobbi Pritt (MSc Medical Parasitology, 2008), it was being named…

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Obituary: Professor Bill Macdonald

Article reproduced with permission from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM). 
Professor Bill Macdonald, Previous Dean of LSTM was buried yesterday, following his death at the end of April.
Born in Glasgow 1927, his university education began in the last year of the Second World War, and he subsequently…

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Obituary: Professor Ralph Lainson

It is with great sadness that we announce that the eminent parasitologist and School alumnus Professor Ralph Lainson FRS OBE died this Tuesday, 5th May in the Hospital Beneficente Portuguesa near his home in Belém, northern Brazil.
Professor Lainson devoted his working life to gaining a greater understanding of…

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Twins experiment reveals genetic link with mosquito bites

Research from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has found, for the first time, an underlying genetic component to how attractive we are to mosquitoes.
The findings build on previous research where it was shown that attractiveness to insects is based on differences in body odour. People who…

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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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