Get ready for PART II of the Alumni Fund Telephone Campaign!

It’s that time of year again! Part II of the 2015-2016 Alumni Fund Telephone Campaign is kicking off and students from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Telethon Team have been busy preparing. Once again, the Telethon Team will be calling alumni across the globe in…

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Alumni photo competition: now open!

Have you ever dreamed of a photograph you’ve taken appearing on the front cover of a magazine?
If so, why not enter our Alumni Photo Competition! We are looking for unique and eye-catching photos taken by our alumni to include in the 2016 edition of our annual magazine…

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Alumni Report: Setting up a diabetes facility in Sierra Leone

In 2013 Dr Veronica Sawicki, an alumnus of the 2010 Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, helped set up a diabetes clinic in Sierra Leone, a country where access to diabetes care is severely limited. Here Veronica describes the challenges of setting up the clinic, the progress made and plans…

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Alumni Report: How Demographic & Health Surveys help us understand who cares for women

Alumnus Emma Radovich (MSc Demography & Health 2015) is working for the School as a Research Assistant on the Maternal Healthcare Markets Evaluation Team, using Demographic & Health Surveys (DHS) to understand the role of the public and private sector in delivering maternal healthcare.
The team’s work is the…

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Obituary: Dr Jeroen Ensink

It is with great sadness that we share the news that Dr Jeroen Ensink, Senior Lecturer in Public Health Engineering at the School, died on Tuesday 29 December 2015. At the request of Jeroen’s family and colleagues, we have established the Jeroen Ensink Memorial Fund to support MSc Scholarships…

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Alumni Profile: Dr Jyoti Joshi

For our Alumni Profile this week we spoke to Dr Jyoti Joshi, who graduated from the School in 2014 with an MSc in Infectious Diseases by Distance Learning. She also took a short course at the School on Epidemiological Evaluation of Vaccines in the summer of 2015. Jyoti is now…

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Alumnus develops Arabic language virtual medical assistant

In 2014 School alumnus Dr Zain Sikafi (MSc Public Health 2012) set up Doctoori.net, a website providing Arabic speakers with access to health information. The site is now the number one health and well-being portal in the Arabic speaking world and has recently received funding from Your.MD…

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The Alumni Office is now hiring!

Looking for work? In need of a unique opportunity to connect with other individuals like yourself? The Alumni Office is now hiring students and recent graduates like YOU to join our Telethon Team to call the School’s wonderful alumni as part of the Alumni Fund Telephone Fundraising Campaign.


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Alumni Report: Improving childbirth services in rural Tanzania

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine alumni Dr Manuela Straneo (MSc Public Health 2011, Distance Learning) and Dr Piera Fogliati (MSc Epidemiology 2009, Distance Learning), are currently in Tanzania working for Doctors with Africa, the largest Italian non-governmental organisation for the promotion and safeguarding of the health of…

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‘Tis the season of #GivingTuesday

December 1 is #GivingTuesday – the global day of giving.
#GivingTuesday began life in the USA in 2012 and has now officially made its way to the UK and around the world. It began as an opportunity for everyone to come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to…

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