All posts by Natasha Rodney

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$2.1M Investment is UK’s ‘biggest ever investment into physical causes of ME/CFS’

Written by the CureME team at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

The CureME team at The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is delighted to announce the award of $2.1m (£1.57m) of grant funding from the United States National Institutes of Health (NIH).

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Announcing the WHO Headquarters Leadership Team

On 3 October the World Health Organization (WHO) announced the senior officials who would form the WHO Headquarters Leadership Team under LSHTM alumnus and Honorary Fellow, Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. The team represents all WHO regions, and we are proud to say that two out of the fourteen…

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Ahmed Mushtaque Raza Chowdhury wins RMHC US Medical Award of Excellence

PhD (1983) alumnus Ahmed Mushtaque Raza Chowdhury has won the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) US Medical Award of Excellence for his outstanding contributions to improve the health and well-being of children. The RMHC Annual Awards of Excellence is presented to individuals selected from across the globe and a…

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Achieving Universal Health Coverage – Technology for Innovative Primary Health Care Education

Kunal Patel, Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (DTMH) alumnus (2016) and Medical Director at iheed, talks about the report – “Achieving Universal Health Coverage – Technology for Innovative Primary Health Care Education” on which he is a Senior Author.

Across the globe, it is clear that there is distinct lack of…

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Emeritus Professor Raja Varma takes a walk down memory lane

Emeritus Professor Raja Varma takes a nostalgic trip back to when he first came to study at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine in the 1950s.

“In 1952 I was working as a Research Fellow in the All Institute of Hygiene and Public Health in Calcutta (Kolkata) when…

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Announcing new book by alumnus Shunichi Araki

MSc in Occupational Medicine alumnus (1977), Shunichi Araki, MD, DrMSc, MSc, Professor Emeritus, the University of Tokyo; Former President, JNIOSH; and Adjunct Professor, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York announced the release of his new book titled “Principles of Social Medicine: From Roman Empire and Industrial Revolution to International…

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Fellowships for global health leaders at Global Health Corps

MSc Public Health student at LSHTM, Jasmine Burton is the Founder and President of Wish for WASH and a 2015-2016 Global Health Corps Fellow at the Society for Family Health in Lusaka, Zambia. In this alumni report Jasmine tells us about her experience of being a Global Health Corps…

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New research network links agriculture, nutrition and health communities worldwide

By Anna Marry, Research Uptake and Knowledge Manager at LSHTM

School alumni are invited to join Agriculture, Nutrition and Health (ANH) Academy – a global research network that connects those working in agriculture and food systems with nutritionists and health experts.

As an alumnus/a of the School, you don’t…

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Science Officer and Paris Chapter Leader: Charles Ebikeme

Charles applied to study an MSc in Molecular Biology at the School after studying Biochemistry at University College London (UCL), as he was looking for a more direct application of the skills he had learnt during his undergraduate studies. “LSHTM provided a larger canvas to explore global health issues; I…

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CEO of the Society of Occupational Medicine: Nick Pahl

MSc Public Health alumnus (1998) and CEO of the Society of Occupational Medicine, Nick Pahl told us about his fond memories of studying at the School and his career at Marie Stopes International (MSI).

Nick chose to study for an MSc in Public Health at the London School of Hygiene…

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