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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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Alumni Profile: Dr. Vinod Srivastava

In this week’s Alumni Profile, MSc. Community Medicine (1982) alumnus, Professor Vinod Srivastava outlines his career in public health and recounts his experience of studying at the School.

Dr. Vinod Srivastava, MBBS, MD (Social & Preventive Medicine), DPH, M.Sc. Comm. Med. (LSHTM), FAMS, FIPHA, FIAPSM, FSMS is the…

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Alumni Profile: Shweta Verma

Shweta Verma, PGDip Public Health alumna and Regional Program Specialist (Health) of Asia and Africa for Children International, told us about her experience of studying by distance learning with the School, and her career ambitions for the future.

Shweta chose to study a PGDip Public Health with the School to…

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Alumni Report: Creating Sustainable Cervical Cancer Services in Kiambu County, Kenya

At the end of 2015, MSc Public Health (2013) alumna, Dr Shalmali Radha Karnad single-handedly coordinated a county wide cervical cancer screening treatment camp for nurse midwives to try and address the problems of late diagnosis/under-screening of cervical cancer in Kenya. In this week’s alumni report…

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