Obituary: Professor Basia Zaba

It is with great sadness that we announce that Basia Zaba, Professor of Medical Demogrpahy at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, passed away on Thursday 12 July. Her family was with her at the time. She will be hugely missed by many – not just in the School…

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Women Leaders in Global Health Conference

LSHTM is proud to be hosting the second annual Women Leaders in Global Health Conference on 8-9 November 2018.
Women make up 75% of the healthcare workforce – yet occupy less than 25% of influential leadership positions.  WLGH18 supports women in all forms of leadership from local communities to global…

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Attend our student & alumni networking events this summer

This summer our international alumni chapters will be hosting student and alumni networking events in their respective cities to provide alumni with the opportunity to meet new and prospective students, network and share their experiences of studying at the School before new students begin their studies in October.

So far…

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Alumni Report: Advancing genetic analysis of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder in Africa

Anne Stevenson, Health Policy, Planning, and Financing (HPPF) alumna (2007) and Program Director of the Neuropsychiatric Genetics of African Populations-Psychosis project, talks about the study that she is helping lead at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health & Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard.

Brain disorders…

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Medical Coordination Manager and Nurse at Raleigh International: Katie Beck

Diploma in Tropical Nursing (2016) alumna Katie Beck spoke to us about studying at the School and her current role as Medical Coordination Manager and Nurse at Raleigh International.

“Prior to studying at the School I had quite a lot of experience in tropical nursing. I had worked as an…

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Francois Curtin: Chief Operating Officer at Geneuro SA

For this week’s alumni profile we spoke to alumnus Francois Curtin. Francois is Chief Operating Officer at Geneuro SA, in Geneva, Switzerland. He also teaches clinical trial methodology at the University of Geneva and more recently he has been a tutor for the distance learning MSc Clinical Trials at…

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‘A true mentor’ – Peter Piot reflects on the late LSHTM alumnus Dr Adel Mahmoud

I am extremely saddened to learn of the death of Dr Adel Mahmoud.  After meeting Adel in Nairobi in 1981, he became a true mentor for more than 40 years with an unmatched knowledge about vaccines and a commitment to global health.

His celebrated medical career involved pioneering work in…

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Adrian Root Memorial Fund and London-Paris bike ride

Written by Dr Ian Douglas, Associate Professor and Msc Programme Director for Epidemiology.

The Electronic Health Records Group are cycling from London to Paris to raise money for a prize remembering their friend and colleague, Dr Adrian Root. You can visit their JustGiving page to support them: https://www.justgiving…

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Horizons Without Limits – A Celebration of Nursing

On Friday 11 May 2018 we had a special event at the School to celebrate the 20th anniversary of LSHTM’s Diploma in Tropical Nursing (DTN) programme and the enormous contribution nurses make to Global Health. The celebration consisted of six TED-x style talks and special presentations from alumni…

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Diploma in Tropical Nursing alumna & Kunming Medical University Professor: Nancy Liu

 Diploma in Tropical Nursing (2011) alumna Nancy Liu describes her time studying at LSHTM and how she is inspiring Chinese nurses at Kunming Medical University.

“I remember the first day of school when everyone went around and told each other a bit about themselves and what they had done in…

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