All posts by Martha Crowley

Alumni Profile: Dr Elizabeth Wala

For this week’s Alumni Profile we spoke to Dr Elizabeth Wala (Liz), who graduated from the School in 2011 with an MSc in Infectious Diseases by Distance Learning. Liz now works as the CEO of the Kenya Medical Association.
How did your studies at the School help you 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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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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Alumni Profile: Dr Fábio Luiz Vieira

This week our alumni spotlight is on Dr Fábio Luiz Vieira, who studied a short course in Health Economics at the School in 2009. Fábio is now the Director of VZ Associados Health Consulting in São Paulo, Brazil. He has also recently become the coordinator for the…

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Alumni Fund Training

Our Alumni Fund Campaign kicks off!

It’s that time of year again! Students at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine have been busy preparing for the 2015 Alumni Fund Telephone Campaign, an annual fundraising campaign supported by our alumni.
The team of dedicated students have received intense training and will now be calling…

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