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Ebola in context: new free online course launched

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is launching its first free online course with the help of its partners FutureLearn.
This two-week free interdisciplinary course looks at the science behind the Ebola outbreak, to understand why it has occurred on this scale and how it can be…

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Join our multi-disciplinary School Centres

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine’s multi-disciplinary School Centres bring together staff, students and alumni working across Faculties and Departments, to share information and strengthen our research, education and policy activities.
If you are interested in any of the Centres below please click on the links…

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Dr John Zeigler awarded the 2014 Burkitt Medal

Dr John Zeigler, MSc Epidemiology 97′ has been awarded the 2014 Burkitt Medal.  The medal award took place as part of the 9th International Cancer Conference and Cancer Week Ireland.
Dr John L. Ziegler of the University of California San Francisco was awarded the medal at a celebratory dinner on…

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Alumni Book Launch: Climate Change and Global Health

A ground-breaking study of the impact of climate change on human health.
Edited by Colin D. Butler, DTM&H 91’ & MSc Epidemiology 97’.
Join Professor Colin Butler for the launch of his new book, Climate Change and Global Health, this Friday 17 October, in the Manson Lecture…

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Alumni Profile: Sir Dr. Nathan Kumamusa Kere

Sir Dr. Nathan Kumamusa Kere, PhD Epidemiology & Population Health 1992, is Managing Director of the East Medical Centre Ltd in the Solomon Islands.
“The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is the world centre to study malaria and as my interests are epidemiology and control of Malaria, I…

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The Living Library

Tuesday 28 October 2014
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm 
South Courtyard, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
Have you ever wished that books could explain their stories to you, rather than sitting silently in your hands? If so, we have just the evening for you! Head down to…

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Ebola in West Africa: volunteer registration

In light of the urgent need to recruit qualified staff to assist with the current Ebola crisis in West Africa, the School has created a volunteer response register for interested School staff, students and alumni. The Ebola response register is designed to assist our partners in the field to identify…

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The Anthropology, Policy and Politics Group at the Third Symposium of Health Systems Research, Cape Town

The Anthropology, Policy and Politics Group at the London School consists of a group of social scientists and policy analysts working through a range of methods and disciplines, but with a shared focus on process, on qualitative methods and on applying strong theoretical approaches to empirical analysis.
The group will…

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Dhaka Alumni Chapter Meeting

Over twenty alumni, current and prospective students attended the launch of the Dhaka Alumni Chapter, which was held during the World Health Organisation’s regional committee meeting at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel on 12 September 2014.  The chapter coordinator is Dr Sultana Khanum, former Director, Health Systems Development at…

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Global Symposium on Health Systems Research: LSHTM international-research collaborations

In September 2014, the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research will take place in Cape Town, South Africa, focusing on people-centred health systems. The symposium has become an essential venue for researchers, policy-makers, funders and implementers to work together and address current and critical health systems concerns…

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