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WHO Director-General Dr Tedros visits the School

MSc Immunology of Infectious Diseases alumnus (1992) and Honorary Fellow, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus visited the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine on 10 July, on his first visit to the UK since taking up the role as Director-General of the World Health Organization. As part of his…

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Alumni Report: Working with gangs in London – a public health approach

MSc Public Health alumna Dorcas Gwata is a Mental Health Specialist who works in the Integrated Gangs Unit in London. Dorcas is also a Trustee for Zimbabwe Health Training Support Diaspora Charity, and Co-Director of the Global Health Café. In addition to studying an MSc at LSHTM, Dorcas also…

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2017 Alumni Visits and Career Talks

We are pleased to have received a number of visits from our alumni in April, May and June. We welcomed Bobbi Pritt, Vanessa Kerry, Elizabeth Pisani, Georgios Chatzimanolis, and Nita Chaudhuri to the School.

MSc in Health Policy Planning & Financing (HPPF) alumna (2005), Vanessa Kerry was invited to the…

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

The 2017 Alumni Photo Competition with the theme “Let’s Face It” closed at the end of May. We received over 40 entries that highlighted the variety of experiences our alumni encounter on a daily basis. The quality of entries was excellent and we are pleased to announce that this…

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Celebrating alumni awards and achievements

Over the last few months we have received fantastic news of awards and achievements from our alumni network. In case you missed any of the announcements, here is a roundup of how some of our alumni are being recognised around the world.

On 23 May 2017 the World Health Assembly…

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Young Scientist alumna: Klea Isufi

The Young Scientists programme, which began in 2001, runs three times a year and provides school students aged 14-18 from local London boroughs with the opportunity to carry out a 1-2 week work experience placement at the School. In May, we were excited to welcome Young Scientists alumna…

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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

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO ENTERED THE “LET’S FACE IT” PHOTO COMPETITION. THE COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED.

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!

You…

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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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