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WHO Director-General Dr Tedros visits the School

MSc Immunology of Infectious Diseases alumnus (1992) and Honorary Fellow, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus visited the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine on 10 July, on his first visit to the UK since taking up the role as Director-General of the World Health Organization. As part of his…

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Prince Harry visits the School for roundtable discussion on HIV/AIDS

Global HIV leaders have committed to ensuring young people affected by HIV/AIDS play an integral part in shaping new research and policies to strengthen HIV prevention, testing and treatment in sub-Saharan Africa. The agreement was made during a special roundtable organised by the London School of Hygiene &amp…

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Implementation Science Research Consultant: Claire Gwayi-Chore

­This month we spoke to MSc Public Health in Developing Countries (now called Public Health for Development) alumna, Claire Gwayi-Chore. Claire studied at the School from 2015-2016 and is currently working as an Implementation Science Research Consultant at the University of Washington School of Public Health, Global Health…

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Medical Director and Consultant: Charlie Easmon

For this week’s alumni profile we spoke to alumnus, Dr Charlie Easmon. Charlie is Medical Director of Your Excellent Health Service and the Co-founder of Global Health Action Strategies & Solutions (GHASS). He studied at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine in 1994.

What did you…

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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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Minister of Health for the State of Chhattisgarh, India visits the School

Written by Sarah Curran, Programme Manager at LSHTM

Dr Ajay Chandrakar, the Minister of Health from the State of Chhattisgarh, India visited the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine on June 5 2017, meeting with Professor Peter Piot, leading researchers and senior staff at the School.

Professor Peter Piot…

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Sylvia Struck selected as one of 80 women for Antarctica expedition

PhD in Public Health alumna (2010) Dr. Sylvia Struck has been selected as one of 80 women who will be part of the Homeward Bound leadership initiative for women in STEMM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics and Medicine) that culminates in a trip to Antarctica.

The vision of the program is…

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Alumni Report: Working with gangs in London – a public health approach

MSc Public Health alumna Dorcas Gwata is a Mental Health Specialist who works in the Integrated Gangs Unit in London. Dorcas is also a Trustee for Zimbabwe Health Training Support Diaspora Charity, and Co-Director of the Global Health Café. In addition to studying an MSc at LSHTM, Dorcas also…

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2017 Alumni Visits and Career Talks

We are pleased to have received a number of visits from our alumni in April, May and June. We welcomed Bobbi Pritt, Vanessa Kerry, Elizabeth Pisani, Georgios Chatzimanolis, and Nita Chaudhuri to the School.

MSc in Health Policy Planning & Financing (HPPF) alumna (2005), Vanessa Kerry was invited to the…

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“Let’s Face It” – 2017 Alumni Photo Competition Results

The 2017 Alumni Photo Competition with the theme “Let’s Face It” closed at the end of May. We received over 40 entries that highlighted the variety of experiences our alumni encounter on a daily basis. The quality of entries was excellent and we are pleased to announce that this…

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