All posts tagged international development

GP and Australian Doctors International Volunteer: Dr Ian Hunter

Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene alumnus (2004), Dr Ian Hunter is a semi-retired GP currently doing itinerant rural GP locum work and volunteering at Australian Doctors International (ADI). Ian told us about his experience of studying at the School, and why he chose to volunteer with Australian Doctors…

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Alumni Report: Advancing genetic analysis of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder in Africa

Anne Stevenson, Health Policy, Planning, and Financing (HPPF) alumna (2007) and Program Director of the Neuropsychiatric Genetics of African Populations-Psychosis project, talks about the study that she is helping lead at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health & Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard.

Brain disorders…

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Medical Coordination Manager and Nurse at Raleigh International: Katie Beck

Diploma in Tropical Nursing (2016) alumna Katie Beck spoke to us about studying at the School and her current role as Medical Coordination Manager and Nurse at Raleigh International.

“Prior to studying at the School I had quite a lot of experience in tropical nursing. I had worked as an…

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Diploma in Tropical Nursing alumna & Kunming Medical University Professor: Nancy Liu

 Diploma in Tropical Nursing (2011) alumna Nancy Liu describes her time studying at LSHTM and how she is inspiring Chinese nurses at Kunming Medical University.

“I remember the first day of school when everyone went around and told each other a bit about themselves and what they had done in…

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Diploma in Tropical Nursing Alumna & MSF Midwife: Cristina Ceroli

Diploma in Tropical Nursing (2014) alumna Cristina Ceroli is a midwife originally from Italy. After working for almost five years in the NHS, she joined Doctors without Borders (MSF) and is now starting her fourth mission with them, this time in Yemen. Cristina told us about her motivation for joining…

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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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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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International Optometrist: Karen Sparrow

Karen Sparrow, MSc Public Health for Eye Care (PHEC) alumna (2016) and Training & Development Manager at Peek Vision, told us about her career as an optometrist in the UK and overseas, as well as the many projects she has been involved in, which eventually led her to study a…

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