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IDEAS at 7: Taking Stock

Written by Joanna Schellenberg and Tanya Marchant

The IDEAS journey started back in 2010 when we launched our first activities to support the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation in their work to improve maternal and newborn health in Ethiopia, India and Nigeria. A team of 20 researchers and professional support…

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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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Prince Harry visits the School for roundtable discussion on HIV/AIDS

Global HIV leaders have committed to ensuring young people affected by HIV/AIDS play an integral part in shaping new research and policies to strengthen HIV prevention, testing and treatment in sub-Saharan Africa. The agreement was made during a special roundtable organised by the London School of Hygiene &amp…

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Minister of Health for the State of Chhattisgarh, India visits the School

Written by Sarah Curran, Programme Manager at LSHTM

Dr Ajay Chandrakar, the Minister of Health from the State of Chhattisgarh, India visited the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine on June 5 2017, meeting with Professor Peter Piot, leading researchers and senior staff at the School.

Professor Peter Piot…

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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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Whitehall Study Cataloguing Project Commences at LSHTM Archives

Written by Chris Olver, LSHTM Cataloguing Archivist.

In January 2017, the LSHTM Library & Archive service began a cataloguing project relating to the Health Survey of Male Civil Servants aged 40 or over, more commonly referred to as the Whitehall Study. This eight-month cataloguing project, generously funded by the…

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LSHTM Careers Ambassadors

Written by Jonathan Carrington, Employer Liaison Project.

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has recently started a Career Ambassadors project. The goal our project is to improve and expand the awareness of the diverse mix of career opportunities available to the current LSHTM students.

Our team consisting of…

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Thank you message from Nadja Ensink-Teich

Last year we sadly announced that our friend and colleague, Dr Jeroen Ensink had died on Tuesday 29 December 2015. To honor Jeroen’s legacy we established the Jeroen Ensink Memorial Fund to support MSc Scholarships for students from sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia to become future leaders in…

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University of the Year 2016

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has been awarded the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) ‘University of the Year’ award for 2016 for our response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa in 2014/15.

This response involved placing more than 500 academic and professional service volunteers in…

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