New Short Course in Non-Communicable Diseases

We are delighted to announce the launch of an exciting new short course at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine covering the globally important topic of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs).

Non-communicable diseases, such as cardiovascular disease and cancer, are responsible for the greatest burden of death and…

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Retirement: Dr Stuart Anderson

Stuart Anderson retired at the end of September after six years as Associate Dean of Studies, following a varied career at the School lasting nearly nineteen years. 

“Some people have been kind enough to ask why I have decided to stand down at this time, now that there is no…

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Health Policy & Planning Debated

Health Policy & Planning Debated is a new blog looking for your contributions.
Health Policy and Planning, the journal on health policy and systems research, recently launched the new blog offering news, comment and analysis on the latest research published in the journal. We will be using this blog to…

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Online Theses Now Available – Submit Yours Today

Earlier this year we began the process of setting up a E-theses collection within the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine's Research Online resource,  and we currently have over 270 theses, with the earliest dating back to 1950! In the past accessing these theses necessitated a physical trip to the physical library but theses like all other types of academic research is now moving online. thesesonline The majority of these theses had been digitised by the British Library as part of the ETHOS project upon the request of individuals.  Since our launch we have had a number of Alumni send us their own thesis to add to Research Online. There are of course many more theses that are not online and we would like to invite Alumni to submit their own thesis to us to increase access to their research. Unfortunately we do not have the facility to digitise any theses but if you have your own thesis in a digital format please contact and we will assist in making it available. Read more

Adopt A Book

The Library launched its new adopt-a-book programme with a lunchtime event for School staff and students on Thursday. Attendees were treated to a free lunch in the Library and a chance to examine some of the oldest and rarest books in the School’s collection – which were kept…

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Retirement: Linda King

Today is the retirement of a well-loved and long serving member of staff, Linda King.  Linda worked at the School for fourteen years, starting off in Room Bookings, moving to the Department of Infectious and Tropical Disease as it then was, and then finally over to the Teaching Support…

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One in Four: Experience and Action

Globally, approximately 450 million people have a mental health problem. This equates to one in four families worldwide having at least one member with a mental health problem.

The School’s Centre for Global Mental Health has brought together exhibits that provide unique perspectives on the experience of living with…

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Discover Disgust – New Book Launch from Dr Val Curtis

Join Dr Val Curtis at an evening reception to explore the vital role that disgust plays in disease prevention around the world.

Our reactions to things that disgust us influence our eating habits, our relationships and even our moral judgement. But how and why did such a powerful response evolve…

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New Study Seeks the Views of Obstetric Care Providers Worldwide

The Optimal Caesarean Rates Survey seeks the views of obstetricians on the optimal caesarean rate among different groups of deliveries. The debate around “optimal” caesarean rates is ongoing, but no study so far has sought the views of obstetricians on this subject. This survey will give you the opportunity to…

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MSc Community medicine 1980

Here we have another class photo – this is the MSc Community medicine class of 1980. And a handsome bunch at that! 

Do you recognise anyone in the photo? Have any funny stories/memories you want to share with us? Have your own class photo? Please email us at alumni@lshtm…

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