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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New short course on Evaluation for Development Programmes

Impact evaluation is an increasingly important part of development projects and programmes, required by all major donors and widely used by development organisations (NGOs, international organisations etc.). This means a pressing need for both current and future development professionals to develop skills that will allow them to understand, commission and…

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A royal day to remember…

Amira El-Houderi, MSc Molecular Biology of Infectious Diseases 2011, was invited to a garden party at Buckingham Palace on 12 June to honour the work of the British Red Cross. 

“The day was absolutely fantastic! A royal day to remember! Prince Charles and Princess Alexandra were present to honour…

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Nutrition graduate Anna Taylor honoured with OBE

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine graduate Anna Taylor has been awarded an OBE for services to tackling global undernutrition, it was announced in the Queen’s Birthday honours list this week.

Anna, who graduated from the School’s MSc Public Health Nutrition course in 1994, worked for several…

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Alumni Profile: Professor Ian Gust

Professor Ian Gust on his time at the School in the 1960’s, and his career since then…

“The main challenges I faced were the distractions associated with living in London during the “swinging sixties’, sharing a house with 3 working couples who like to entertain or go out in…

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Alumni Profile: Dr Nashid Kamal

Dr Nashid Kamal from Bangladesh studied for her PhD in Medical Demography at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, graduating in 1996. She is currently Adjunct Professor in the School of Business, BRAC University, and in the Department of Public Health, State University Bangladesh.  Here she tells us…

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Alumni Profile: Dr Mohsin M Sidat

Dr Sidat from Mozambique studied the MSc in Infectious Diseases by Distance Learning, graduating in 2000. He is currently the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University Eduardo Mondlane in Maputo, Mozambique.

“I decided to study the MSc by Distance Learning because of the prestige of the London School of…

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Love Bites

Julie and Carlos Chaccour are two alumni who fell in love while at the School.  Julie tells us how signing up for a randomised trial led to more than just a mosquito bite…
“I was doing my MSc in Immunology of Infectious Diseases and working on my thesis in Eleanor…

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The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Latin American Network Initiative

In 2011 the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) network was created. The main idea of this network is to bring together staff, students and alumni from the School who are currently working or are interested in working in Latin American and Caribbean countries. By doing so we hope that the…

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Alumni Profile: Dr Eva Elisabeth Lund

Dr Eva Lund studied the Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene in 2006. She is setting up a new alumni chapter in Luanda, Angola. If you are interested in being a part of the chapter please get in touch.

When I decided to study at the London School of Hygiene…

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