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Hooper Scholarship

This scholarship, for students on the Masters in Public Health for Eye Care, was set up by a member of staff to honour her mother; her father continued to donate regularly to the scholarship until his death in February 2017. The scholarship helped students with limited budgets to undertake their…

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Telephone Campaign 2017: Meet our student callers

After a weekend of training, our Alumni Fund Telephone Fundraising Campaign started yesterday! We interviewed some of our student callers to find out why they chose to participate in the telephone campaign.

Lovishka Babajee, studying MSc Nutrition for Global Health, from Mauritus: Before I joined the school, I spent a…

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Alumni Fund Telephone Fundraising Campaign 2017

This year’s Alumni Fund Telephone Fundraising Campaign starts on Monday! It will be running from 30 January until 26 February 2017.

Our team of 32 dedicated student callers will be ringing alumni from all around the world to update you on the latest School news, exchange experiences of your…

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Global Public Health Expert: Dr Franklin White

For this week’s alumni profile, we spoke to MSc Social Medicine alumnus, Dr Franklin White. Dr White, a medical graduate (1969) from McGill University, Montreal, chose to study at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine after completing an internship and a year of public health training in…

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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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Medical Parasitology Expert Nilanthi de Silva

MSc Medical Parasitology alumna, Nilanthi de Silva talked us through her extensive career as a specialist in Medical Parasitology. From graduating with an MBBS from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka in 1986 to becoming Senior Professor of Parasitology and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the University 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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Obituary: Jane Macha

We learnt over the holidays of the tragic loss of Jane Macha, a former distance learning MSc Public Health student and a research collaborator on numerous projects at the Ifakara Health Institute, Tanzania who passed away on Saturday 24 December 2016.

Colleagues from the department of Global Health and Development…

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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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