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Ebola Fighter: Dr J. Soka Moses

Dr J. Soka Moses is a Liberian medical doctor and MSc Control in Infectious Diseases alumnus (2016) who worked in one of the biggest Ebola Treatment Units (ETU) in Monrovia, Liberia during the 2014 Ebola outbreak. In 2015 when transmission of the Ebola virus had significantly reduced, Soka enrolled onto…

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Congratulations to Cesar Victora awarded 2017 Gairdner Global Health Award

PhD in Health Care Epidemiology alumnus (1983), Cesar Victora has won the prestigious 2017 Gairdner Global Health Award.

The John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award recognises the world’s top scientists who have made outstanding achievements in Global Health Research. Cesar received the award for his work on maternal…

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Converting shipping containers into clinics in Haiti and Namibia

Diploma in Health Planning, Policy and Finance (HPPF) alumna (1995) Elizabeth Sheehan founded Care 2 Communities (C2C) in 2008. At the time, having worked as a physician’s assistant in the developing world for more than 10 years, she saw women and children dying, and families falling apart, simply because…

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“Let’s Face It” – Alumni Photo Competition 2017

Enter the 2017 Alumni Photo Competition for the opportunity to have your photo published on the front cover of the Alumni News Magazine!

The 2017 Alumni Photo Competition opens on Monday 27 March 2017 – the theme this year is “Let’s Face It”.

The theme “Let’s Face It” can…

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Alumni Chapter Events & Meet Ups

Our alumni community host a number of chapter events and meet ups throughout the year. Events vary from city to city; some alumni host dinner or drinks, whereas others organise more formal gatherings. Alumni chapter events and meet ups are a great way to catch up with old colleagues and…

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2017 Alumni Telephone Campaign raises over £60,000

Our 2017 Alumni Fund Telephone Campaign came to a close at the end of February. The campaign ran for four weeks and raised over £60,000! This is an amazing achievement and exceeds our original target of £40,000.

We would like to thank our fantastic team of student callers…

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Congratulations LSHTM Class of 2016!

This week we celebrated the academic achievements of the LSHTM Class of 2016 at both the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Graduation Ceremony on Monday and at University of London International Programmes Graduation Ceremony on Tuesday.

We would like to welcome you all to our alumni community!

You…

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Telephone campaign: £36,000 raised in 3 weeks

Our Alumni Fund Telephone Campaign has now been running for three weeks and our team of student callers have spoken to over 500 alumni. By the end of week one we raised £10,000 and over the last two weeks, we raised a further £26,000; bringing the total donated…

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Global Health Advisor: Candela Iglesias Chiesa

MSc Public Health alumna, Candela Iglesias Chiesa is a researcher and advisor in Global Health and Social Development. Candela told us shared how her decision to pursue a career in Public Health led her to eventually start her own consultancy, CI Consulting two years ago.

After completing my PhD work…

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President of the RSTMH: Dr Simon Cathcart

For this week’s alumni profie, we spoke to MSc Public Health alumnus, Dr Simon Cathcart. Simon is a public health consultant and president of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH); he studied at the School in 2001 as part of the UK public health specialist training…

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