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Alumni Profile: Dorcas Gwata

Award winning Public Health Specialist and MSc Public Health (2008) graduate, Dorcas Gwata shared with the Alumni Team the impact studying at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has had on her career and the recognition her work in public health has received.

Dorcas was working as a…

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One in Four: Experience and Action

Globally, approximately 450 million people have a mental health problem. This equates to one in four families worldwide having at least one member with a mental health problem.

The School’s Centre for Global Mental Health has brought together exhibits that provide unique perspectives on the experience of living with…

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mHealth in Practice: Mobile technology for health promotion in the developing world

mhealth Patricia Mechael, who completed her PhD at LSHTM in 2006 on the health-related uses of mobile phones in Egypt, recently published a co-edited volume with Jonathan Donner from Microsoft Research entitled: *mHealth in Practice: Mobile technology for health promotion in the Developing World*. She is Executive Director of the mHealth Alliance hosted by the UN Foundation and a faculty member at the Earth Institute and School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. Read more