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Converting shipping containers into clinics in Haiti and Namibia

Diploma in Health Planning, Policy and Finance (HPPF) alumna (1995) Elizabeth Sheehan founded Care 2 Communities (C2C) in 2008. At the time, having worked as a physician’s assistant in the developing world for more than 10 years, she saw women and children dying, and families falling apart, simply because…

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“Let’s Face It” – Alumni Photo Competition 2017


Enter the 2017 Alumni Photo Competition for the opportunity to have your photo published on the front cover of the Alumni News Magazine!

The 2017 Alumni Photo Competition opens on Monday 27…

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Congratulations LSHTM Class of 2016!

This week we celebrated the academic achievements of the LSHTM Class of 2016 at both the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Graduation Ceremony on Monday and at University of London International Programmes Graduation Ceremony on Tuesday.

We would like to welcome you all to our alumni community!


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Throwback Thursday – MSc Community Health in Developing Countries class of ’85

Today’s class photos are courtesy of alumnus Wilbert Bannenberg, MSc Community Health in Developing Countries (pictured in the feature image fifth from the right). Wilbert shared these images with us when he visited the School in November last year to attend the Lancet Commission on Essential Medicines Policies. You…

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The Challenges of Setting Up a Diabetes Facility in Sierra Leone

­­Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (DTMH) alumna (2010), Veronica Sawicki is a GP for the NHS in Gloucestershire and the co-founder of the charity Help Madina. Prior to forming Help Madina, Veronica was a GP partner for the NHS for 20 years; she resigned from the post 2…

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Alumni Visits in December

In December we welcomed Pia Solon and Elizabeth Francisco to the School. Pia and Elizabeth are family members of two generations of alumni: Florentino Solon PGDip Human Nutrition (1966), Maria Rayco-Solon, PhD in Epidemiology & Population Health (2014) and Juan Solon PhD Epidemiology & Population Health (2015), and were…

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Alumni News Round Up for 2016

Only 10 days left of 2016! It has been a year full of touching moments, proud accomplishments and fun international events. Over the next 12 days we will be posting our top alumni news stories from 2016 on our Facebook and Twitter pages. Here is an insight into some of…

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How do women perceive the risks and rewards of deworming during pregnancy?

Claire Gwayi-Chore, a recent MSc Public Health for Development graduate from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine completed her summer project with the TUMIKIA project, which looks at the effectiveness of deworming over 650,000 people in Kenya. Her project was entitled: Assessing acceptance & coverage of…

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Lancet commissioned expert Wilbert Bannenberg visits the School after 31 years

Dr Wilbert Bannenberg, MSc Community Medicine in Developing Countries (1985) was in London on 8 November to participate in an event at the School. As Wilbert was going to be in town, he got in touch with the Alumni Office beforehand to arrange a visit.

Wilbert flew in to London…

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Alumni News Magazine 2016

The 2016 edition of the alumni magazine – Alumni News has arrived!

Alumni News is published once a year and collates highlights of School research, events and news, showcasing how as a collective: alumni, students and staff are contributing to the School’s mission of improving health worldwide. You can read…

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