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Free online course: Improving the Health of Women, Children and Adolescents

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is offering a new online course, Improving the Health of Women, Children and Adolescents: from Evidence to Action. The course is free and open to healthcare professionals or anyone working in a health organisation, including alumni from the School.
The course, which…

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Alumni Profile: Molly Martel

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine alumnus Molly Martel graduated in 2005 with an MSc in Health Policy, Planning & Finance. Since graduating Molly has worked exclusively in molecular diagnostics for complex diseases, including HIV/AIDS and cancer.  She talked to the Alumni Office about what motivated her to…

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British Council Award winner returns to the School

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine alumnus Dr Rajesh Babu Bhatchala visited the UK this month for a series of events held to celebrate the winners of the British Council’s 2015 Education UK Alumni Awards. The awards honour outstanding success in entrepreneurship, professional achievement and social impact by…

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Global Health Alumni visit the School

By Tessa Roberts, an MSc Global Mental Health student
Exams are over, the final assignment handed in, and the third cohort of MSc Global Mental Health students are looking towards the next challenge. On 23 June we were joined at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine by six…

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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 Director 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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