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Bobbi Pritt Career Talk

In June, MSc in Medical Parasitology, Bobbi Pritt visited the School to give a career talk. Bobbi took current students through real life case studies and tested their knowledge of parasites. She also gave them advice on how to build their reputation in their field using blogs and social media…

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UK ME/CFS Biobank at LSHTM

Written by Klea Isufi

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), otherwise known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), causes severe and debilitating fatigue with painful muscles and joints, disordered sleep, gastric disturbances, and poor memory and concentration among other symptoms. In some cases, a viral infection, such as glandular fever, is linked to the…

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Whitehall Study Cataloguing Project Commences at LSHTM Archives

Written by Chris Olver, LSHTM Cataloguing Archivist.

In January 2017, the LSHTM Library & Archive service began a cataloguing project relating to the Health Survey of Male Civil Servants aged 40 or over, more commonly referred to as the Whitehall Study. This eight-month cataloguing project, generously funded by the…

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Congratulations to Cesar Victora awarded 2017 Gairdner Global Health Award

PhD in Health Care Epidemiology alumnus (1983), Cesar Victora has won the prestigious 2017 Gairdner Global Health Award.

The John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award recognises the world’s top scientists who have made outstanding achievements in Global Health Research. Cesar received the award for his work on maternal…

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How do women perceive the risks and rewards of deworming during pregnancy?

Claire Gwayi-Chore, a recent MSc Public Health for Development graduate from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine completed her summer project with the TUMIKIA project, which looks at the effectiveness of deworming over 650,000 people in Kenya. Her project was entitled: Assessing acceptance & coverage of…

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Lancet commissioned expert Wilbert Bannenberg visits the School after 31 years

Dr Wilbert Bannenberg, MSc Community Medicine in Developing Countries (1985) was in London on 8 November to participate in an event at the School. As Wilbert was going to be in town, he got in touch with the Alumni Office beforehand to arrange a visit.

Wilbert flew in to London…

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Alumni Profile: Dr Omran Habib

Dr Omran S Habib, Msc Community Health in Developing Countries (1981) and PhD (1985) told us why London was a place to reshape the future of a junior doctor from Iraq.

Prior to studying at the School, Omran trained as a Medical Doctor in Iraq, graduating from Basrah Medical College…

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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: 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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