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Free Online Courses

LSHTM offers free online courses. Over 30,000 participants have completed the courses below, with more new courses in the pipeline.

The School’s free online courses were launched to align with the School’s mission of improving health worldwide. Free online courses are a way for the School’s…

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Attend our AIDS 2016 event hosted by Professor Peter Piot

The International AIDS Conference is held this year in Durban, South Africa, addressing the theme Access Equity Rights Now. HIV/AIDS researchers, policy makers and those living with HIV attend the event, held biannually, to debate the issues surrounding the fight agaisnt HIV, hear new scientific research on HIV.


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Professor Bob Carpenter – Obituary

Bob Carpenter, Honorary Professor of Medical Statistics and a much loved colleague and teacher, sadly passed away last week while holidaying with friends.

Professor Carpenter is renowed as a world authority on the causes of sudden infant death, and throughout a long and fruitful career, undertook several pivotal studies that…

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Beulah Bewley – My Life as a Woman and Doctor

Dame Beulah Bewley was the first woman to graduate with an MSc in Social Medicine from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and a leader of research into the effects of smoking in children and young people; research that she started at the School. She went on to…

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Alumni Reunion – MSc Epidemiology Class of 1995

On 20th June 2015, alumni from the 1995 MSc Epidemiology Class visited the School as part of a 20-year reunion. The group met with the School’s Director of External Relations, Ann Fazakerley, and were given a tour of the School before heading off to a celebratory lunch. Alumnus…

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Global Symposium on Health Systems Research: LSHTM international-research collaborations

In September 2014, the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research will take place in Cape Town, South Africa, focusing on people-centred health systems. The symposium has become an essential venue for researchers, policy-makers, funders and implementers to work together and address current and critical health systems concerns…

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Goodbye Solomon!

Today, we are very sad to say goodbye to a much loved staff member, Solomon Egerton, who has worked in the School’s Refectory for 29 years.

Solomon is officially retiring, but between running two businesses, working as a part-time salesman for Utility warehouse, as well as looking after…

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Alumni Profile: Aimin (Nancy) Liu

Aimin Liu from China, studied the Diploma in Tropical Nursing in 2011. She is currently a Lecturer at the Nursing school, Kunming Medical University.

“I chose to study the Diploma in Tropical Nursing because I’m interested in public health and nursing. This course joins up my knowledge of both…

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Recommend a Colleague to Study our Distance Learning Programmes

Do you know someone who might benefit from studying a programme from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine?  You might be interested to know that many of our programmes are available by distance learning. We offer individual modules, certificates, diplomas and full Master’s degrees.

Students receive comprehensive…

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New affiliate membership opportunity with the Board of The American Friends

The Board of the American Friends of the School, a volunteer organisation which helps the School with fundraising, business linkages, profile raising and alumni engagement in the United States, is launching an affiliate member programme to help with its work. It is currently looking for a capable volunteer to support…

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