All posts tagged global health

Executive Fellows bring valuable leadership insights to LSHTM

The first residential week of the Executive Programme for Global Health Leadership successfully launched back in September 2017 with 14 Fellows joining us at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine from around the world.

This course is the first of its kind at LSHTM and was set up…

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WHO Assistant Director-General for Special Initiatives: Dr Ranieri Guerra

Dr Ranieri Guerra graduated from LSHTM in 1983 after studying an MSc in Community Health in Developing Countries, leading to his career change and full time work in public health. It was recently announced that Dr Guerra would be joining the WHO Leadership Team, under fellow LSHTM alum Dr Tedros…

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Flavia Bustreo, Former WHO Assistant Director-General – Family, Women’s and Children’s Health

Dr Flavia Bustreo was appointed Assistant Director-General for Family, Women’s and Children’s Health on 1 October 2010. At the end of her tenure, Flavia shared with us her memories of studying at the school and how her career has developed since graduating.

Written by Dr Flavia Bustreo…

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LSHTM Alumna Nadiah Wan becomes the CEO of Tropicana Medical Centre

Nadiah Wan graduated from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine in 2010 after studying for an MSc in Public Health Nutrition. She has since gone on to become one of the youngest CEO’s and an Officer of a publicly listed company in Malaysia.

On a day to…

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DTMH alumnus and family medical doctor: Travis Bias

Travis Bias, DO, MPH, Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Health (DTMH) alumnus and family medical doctor, has spent a large amount of his medical career in East Africa – Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania, where he has had the opportunity to see how other health care and educational systems operate up close…

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Alumnus Dr Jin Xu talks China, Dr Tedros and Universal Health Coverage 

PhD Public Health Policy alumnus Dr Jin Xu is an Assistant Professor at Peking University China Center for Health Development Studies. Jin is currently writing up papers from his thesis on the balance between hospitals and primary care in China, as well as starting new projects on health system transitions…

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Announcing the WHO Headquarters Leadership Team

On 3 October the World Health Organization (WHO) announced the senior officials who would form the WHO Headquarters Leadership Team under LSHTM alumnus and Honorary Fellow, Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. The team represents all WHO regions, and we are proud to say that two out of the fourteen…

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Achieving Universal Health Coverage – Technology for Innovative Primary Health Care Education

Kunal Patel, Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (DTMH) alumnus (2016) and Medical Director at iheed, talks about the report – “Achieving Universal Health Coverage – Technology for Innovative Primary Health Care Education” on which he is a Senior Author.

Across the globe, it is clear that there is distinct lack of…

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Fellowships for global health leaders at Global Health Corps

MSc Public Health student at LSHTM, Jasmine Burton is the Founder and President of Wish for WASH and a 2015-2016 Global Health Corps Fellow at the Society for Family Health in Lusaka, Zambia. In this alumni report Jasmine tells us about her experience of being a Global Health Corps…

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New research network links agriculture, nutrition and health communities worldwide

By Anna Marry, Research Uptake and Knowledge Manager at LSHTM

School alumni are invited to join Agriculture, Nutrition and Health (ANH) Academy – a global research network that connects those working in agriculture and food systems with nutritionists and health experts.

As an alumnus/a of the School, you don’t…

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