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Dr Yoong Sao Chin wins 2018 British Council Alumni Award for Social Impact in Malaysia

MSc in Public Health alumnus (2015), Dr Yoong Sao Chin has won the national level 2018 British Council Alumni Award for Social Impact in Malaysia.

The British Council Alumni Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of alumni and showcase the impact and value of a UK higher education. Award winners and…

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Jasmine Burton: Founder and President of Wish for WASH

Jasmine Burton, MSc Public Health alumna (2017) and Founder of Wish for WASH, talked to us about how she has developed innovative design solutions for global health equity through her social impact organisation Wish for WASH, and how her experience at Wish for WASH motivated her to study an MSc…

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FE Adeniji, Senior Pharmacist and Author

FE Adeniji graduated from the School in 2015 after studying for an MSc in Global Health and Policy by distance learning. Since graduating FE (Funke) has worked for the NHS as a senior pharmacist, written a book about global health titled ‘The Truth About Health Exposed: How to Strategize &amp…

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LSHTM Alumnus Dr Paul Dhillon wins CMA Award for Young Leaders

Dr Paul Dhillon studied the Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in 2014. Since graduating he has won the 2017 Canadian Medical Association Award for Young Leaders for his tireless work and commitment to improving health globally.

Dr Dhillon chose to study at LSHTM knowing the School’s reputation, history…

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WHO Assistant Director-General for Special Initiatives: Dr Ranieri Guerra

Dr Ranieri Guerra graduated from LSHTM in 1983 after studying an MSc in Community Health in Developing Countries, leading to his career change and full time work in public health. It was recently announced that Dr Guerra would be joining the WHO Leadership Team, under fellow LSHTM alum Dr Tedros…

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Flavia Bustreo, Former WHO Assistant Director-General – Family, Women’s and Children’s Health

Dr Flavia Bustreo was appointed Assistant Director-General for Family, Women’s and Children’s Health on 1 October 2010. At the end of her tenure, Flavia shared with us her memories of studying at the school and how her career has developed since graduating.

Written by Dr Flavia Bustreo…

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LSHTM Alumna Nadiah Wan becomes the CEO of Tropicana Medical Centre

Nadiah Wan graduated from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine in 2010 after studying for an MSc in Public Health Nutrition. She has since gone on to become one of the youngest CEO’s and an Officer of a publicly listed company in Malaysia.

On a day to…

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DTMH alumnus and family medical doctor: Travis Bias

Travis Bias, DO, MPH, Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Health (DTMH) alumnus and family medical doctor, has spent a large amount of his medical career in East Africa – Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania, where he has had the opportunity to see how other health care and educational systems operate up close…

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LSHTM Alumnus opens Dominican Republic’s first Institute for Tropical Medicine and Global Health

Dr Robert Paulino graduated from LSHTM in 2014 after studying his Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, with the aim of returning to the Dominican Republic to put his research into practice. He was keen to set up his own virology lab but the country lacked the necessary infrastructure and…

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Science Officer and Paris Chapter Leader: Charles Ebikeme

Charles Ebikeme, MSc Molecular Biology of Infectious Disease alumnus (2004), is a Science Officer at the International Council for Science, and the LSHTM Paris Alumni Chapter leader. In this alumni profile, Charles shared with us his experience of studying at the School and leading the Paris Alumni Chapter.

Charles applied…

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