All posts tagged international development

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Fellowships for global health leaders at Global Health Corps

Global Health Corps (GHC) is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) that offers competitive fellowships to support emerging global health leaders. It achieves this by selecting young professionals for paid, year-long fellowships with organisations that promote health equity in East Africa, Southern Africa, and the United States.

For each Global…

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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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Vanessa Kerry Career Talk

In April, we were pleased to welcome Vanessa Kerry back to the School. Vanessa is a physician and the CEO of Seed Global Health. She studied an MSc in Health Policy, Planning & Finance (HPPF) and returned to LSHTM to give a career talk to current students.

During her career…

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Global Public Health Expert: Dr Franklin White

For this week’s alumni profile, we spoke to MSc Social Medicine alumnus, Dr Franklin White. Dr White, a medical graduate (1969) from McGill University, Montreal, chose to study at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine after completing an internship and a year of public health training in…

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Jeroen Ensink Memorial Fund for Scholarships exceeds £86,000

This week, we have been moved by the widespread media coverage of the sentencing of the man who fatally attacked our colleague and friend Dr Jeroen Ensink in December 2015. In January, we launched the Jeroen Ensink Memorial Fund to support scholarships for students from sub-Saharan Africa and South…

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Alumni Profile: Urvashi Prasad

Urvashi Prasad, MSc Public Health in Developing Countries alumna  and  consultant at Niti Aayog (National Institution For Transforming India), the Indian government’s premier think tank, talked about her current role at Niti Aayog and how her passion for developing countries led her to study at the School.

Urvashi had…

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The Inequality Question Project

Facilitating challenging conversations and action to raise awareness and create change on global inequality issues.

The Inequality Question is a unique project to debate global inequality issues. On the last Thursday of each month – #ThoughtfulThursday – children formerly or currently living on the streets of Uganda choose one inequality question to…

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Dr. Ferozuddin Feroz – Alumnus & Afghanistan Public Health Minister visits the School

On Monday 19 September, His Excellency Dr Ferozuddin Feroz, Public Health Minister of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, and Stephanie Simmonds, Senior Advisor and Mentor to the Minister and former Senior Health Advisor at the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID), visited the London School of Hygiene & Tropical…

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Alumni Profile: Myroslava Tataryn

MSc Public Health in Developing Countries alumna, Myroslava Tataryn talks about how studying at the School broadened her networks and aided her career progression.

Myroslava chose to study an MSc at the School because of its excellent reputation and networking within global public health networks. “It was a true pleasure…

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Working together for the Future of Global Health

In partnership with New Scientist, the RVC and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine are co-hosting an exciting event this Autumn.

On Monday 3 October, Professor Stuart Reid, Principal of the Royal Veterinary College and Professor Peter Piot, Director of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical…

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