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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25th Birthday Celebrations of The Navrongo Health Research Centre

Twenty-five years ago, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and collaborators helped the Ghanaian Ministry of Health found the Navrongo Health Research Centre (NHRC) in northern Ghana. The Centre currently employs over 200 staff, and is still conducting ground-breaking public health research.

On the 23 of…

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UNDER THE SURFACE : Somerset Floods 2014

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine alumnus and successful photographer, Matilda Temperley is attempting to produce a beautiful hardback, cloth bound, black and white photographic book to document the devastating Somerset floods of 2014.

Click here to read more about the project, which she wishes to have printed, so…

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Alumni Competition – Win tickets to ‘Health Economics: Coming of age’ Conference

Health economics has now firmly ‘come of age’ as a critical component of public health and health systems research globally. This provides much to celebrate, but much to consider in strengthening its relevance and ability to respond to future challenges.

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is hosting…

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Alumni Profile: Sven Jungmann

Sven Jungmann graduated from the MSc Public Health by Distance Learning in 2013.  He is currently an MPP Candidate at the University of Oxford, Blavatnik School of Government.
I was 24 years old when I worked in a South African trauma unit as part of my medical studies. One night…

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14th Advanced Vaccinology Course in the Asia Pacific Region

Raúl Gomez Roman (MSc Immunology of Infectious Diseases in 1997) is the Scientific Communications Manager at the International Vaccine Institute (IVI), which is based in Seoul, Korea.  This year, he is part of the Scientific Organizing Committee for IVI’s 14th Advanced Vaccinology Course in the Asia Pacific Region…

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