All posts tagged health policy

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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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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Alumni Profile: Kavita Chauhan

Public Health Foundation of India Programme Manager and MSc Public Health (Health Promotion) alumna, Kavita Chauhan reflected on her experience of being a student at the School, her proudest moment to date and her aspirations for the future.

“Life at LSHTM was very busy”, she told us “with stimulating lectures…

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First Friends of MSF Group at the School

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has recently set up their first Friends of MSF (FoMSF) group. The aim of FoMSF is to raise awareness of the work of Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) and global humanitarian issues through events aimed at fundraising and encouraging students to consider working…

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Alumni Profile: Dr Boniface Francis Kalanda

Senior Programme Specialist (Monitoring) at the UNICEF Headquarters in New York, Dr Boniface Francis Kalanda told us about why getting a MSc Public Health (Health Systems Management) via distance learning from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine was challenging, but worthwhile; the strong relationships he made whilst studying…

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FCO Events: Women in the United Nations

From 15 to 17 November 2016, the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) together with the United Nations (UN) and others is organising a number of events in London, Birmingham and Durham aimed at encouraging senior level British women to consider jobs at the UN. Speakers will include the World Health…

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Alumni Profile: Molly Williams

MSc Global Health Policy (2015) alumna and Senior Advisor in Business Development and Partnerships at Oxfam America, Molly Williams tells us about studying via distance learning at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the University of London, whilst living in three different countries over three years.

Why…

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Short course: “Epidemiological evaluation of vaccines: efficacy, safety and policy”

Epidemiological research has become an important tool in assessing vaccine protection. Although there are several courses specialising in vaccinology, there remains a gap in teaching about advanced epidemiological tools for vaccine evaluation. This course fills that gap, providing an in-depth training on current methods used in the evaluation of…

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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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Alumnus Andy Hall is Knighted for Services to Public Health

Congratulations to LSHTM alumnus Professor Andy Hall who was knighted in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
Andy studied MSc Epidemiology in 1982, and went on to work for the School for 22 years, initially as a senior lecturer and then becoming Professor of Epidemiology 2001.   Andy’s contribution to…

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