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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Sophie Lee Taylor: Seven Volcanoes Project

Sophie Lee Taylor, MSc Public Health by Distance Learning graduate, has undertaken the project of a lifetime in support of Cancer Research… 

“In 2008, life was very different – I was working as a foreign correspondent in China, and fully absorbed in a busy career which was rewarding and challenging in…

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Alumni Profile: Dina Khan

Dina Khan graduated from MSc Public Health by Distance Learning in 2013. Here she talks about her experiences studying for the degree…

“This may sound like a very childish thing to say but really ‘it was my dream’ to gain a Masters (and hopefully, PhD) from the London School of…

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Our New Cape Town Alumni Chapter Coordinator: Tina Sachs

Tina Sachs from Germany studied MSc Public Health by Distance Learning, graduating in 2010.  She is currently Project Manager for clinical trials in multi drug resistant Tuberculosis at TASK applied science. She is also the coordinator for the brand new alumni chapter in Cape Town, South Africa. 

“I decided to…

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From the Labs of LSHTM to the Kitchens of Kavos

Penny Andrea, MSc Applied Molecular Biology of Infectious Diseases 1994, talks about what she has done since she left the School…

“My time at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine was a time in my life I will never forget, and for this reason I encourage my four…

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Introduction to Infectious Disease Modelling and Its Applications

This course is organised jointly between the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Public Health England

Venue: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Course dates: 16th– 27th June 2014
Cost: £2,100

Mathematical modelling is increasingly applied to predict the future incidence and control of infectious diseases…

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