All posts tagged MSc Infectious Diseases

Sir Alimuddin Zumla (sitting -middle) with the UNZA-UCLMS team in Lusaka, Zambia

Professor Sir Alimuddin Zumla honoured with a Knighthood by Her Majesty The Queen 

Alumnus Professor Sir Alimuddin (Ali) Zumla, GCDS, FRCP (Lond&Edin), FRCPath (UK), PhD (Lond), FRSB (UK), has been honoured with a Knighthood (KBE) by Her Majesty The Queen in her 2017 Birthday Honours List for his exceptional services to public health and infectious diseases.

Sir Ali is a global…

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Alumni Profile: Dr Mohsin M Sidat

Dr Sidat from Mozambique studied the MSc in Infectious Diseases by Distance Learning, graduating in 2000. He is currently the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University Eduardo Mondlane in Maputo, Mozambique.

“I decided to study the MSc by Distance Learning because of the prestige of the London School of…

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Introduction to Infectious Disease Modelling and Its Applications

This course is organised jointly between the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Public Health England

Venue: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Course dates: 16th– 27th June 2014
Cost: £2,100

Mathematical modelling is increasingly applied to predict the future incidence and control of infectious diseases…

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Tribute to Sir Ronald Ross

Sir Ronald Ross, a leading pioneer in Tropical Medicine, and all round talented man, died on this day in 1932.  

“Sir Ronald Ross was born in India in 1857 to a Scottish Army Officer and his wife. He was educated in England and entered St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College…

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Going the distance: The new trend for distance learning

Enas copyInspiring alumnus, Enas Newire, was recently featured in an article in the Independent highlighting the surge in popularity of taking a degree by Distance Learning at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Taking the Msc Infectious Diseases by Distance learning allowed Enas to gain invaluable experience in a lab whist gaining a highly accredited qualification (not to mention getting married and having a baby at the same time).  This combination gave her the edge over other candidates when applying for funding for her PhD at UCL, which she is currently pursuing. Read more