All posts tagged London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

IDEAS at 7: Taking Stock

Written by Joanna Schellenberg and Tanya Marchant

The IDEAS journey started back in 2010 when we launched our first activities to support the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation in their work to improve maternal and newborn health in Ethiopia, India and Nigeria. A team of 20 researchers and professional support…

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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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LSHTM Alumnus opens Dominican Republic’s first Institute for Tropical Medicine and Global Health

Dr Robert Paulino graduated from LSHTM in 2014 after studying his Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, with the aim of returning to the Dominican Republic to put his research into practice. He was keen to set up his own virology lab but the country lacked the necessary infrastructure and…

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Priya Morjaria Awarded World Congress of Optometry Paul Berman Young Leader Award

Current research fellow, PhD student and MSc Public Health for Eye care alumna Priya Morjaria has won the esteemed World Congress of Optometry Paul Berman Young Leader Award.

The World Congress of Optometry Paul Berman Young leader Award, presented in honour of the late Dr. Berman, is given to an…

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$2.1M Investment is UK’s ‘biggest ever investment into physical causes of ME/CFS’

Written by the CureME team at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

The CureME team at The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is delighted to announce the award of $2.1m (£1.57m) of grant funding from the United States National Institutes of Health (NIH).

The…

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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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