All posts by Victoria Bennett

Obituary: Professor Prakash Sarvotham Shetty FRCP

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Prakash Shetty, our former teacher, colleague and friend who was appointed Chair in Human Nutrition at LSHTM in 1993 and was Head of the Public Health Nutrition Unit from 1993 to 2001.

Prakash was trained as a medical doctor…

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Obituary: Professor Basia Zaba

It is with great sadness that we announce that Basia Zaba, Professor of Medical Demography 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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‘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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London Marathon 2018 – support Luis now!

We are fast approaching London Marathon 2018 and this year London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine alumnus Luis Guerra is running the 26.2 miles to raise money for the LSHTM scholarships.
It is the first time LSHTM has had a charity place in the event, one of the…

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Introducing LSHTM’s marathon runner

We are thrilled to announce Luis Guerra as LSHTM’s London Marathon runner for 2018! Luis will be running on behalf of the LSHTM Fund, which provides vital scholarships for students who otherwise wouldn’t be able to study here.

Read all about Luis and why he wanted to run…

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Giving Tuesday 2017 is coming!

Save the date – 28 November 2017
 

#GivingTuesday is celebrated worldwide as a day to support the charities and causes that are important to you. It falls on the Tuesday after (US) Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday and is used as a way to give back after all the…

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LSHTM Alumni Telephone Campaign 2017/18

Thank you for your interest in this year’s telephone campaign at LSHTM. We have been running telephone campaigns for about seven years and they are always a great way for students to network with alumni and to improve their communication skills, as well as raise money for the LSHTM…

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London Marathon 2018 – Run for LSHTM

LSHTM have been lucky enough to receive a charity place for the London Marathon 2018 and we are now looking for our runner!

The marathon, on 22 April 2018, is one of the world’s most iconic sporting events with almost 40,000 people from across the globe taking part…

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