Global Health Leadership: Senior Health Leaders at LSHTM

Global Health Leadership: Senior Health Leaders at LSHTM

Senior health leaders from around the world joined the Executive Programme Fellowship as the third cohort met in London last week for the first residential phase of the Executive Programme for Global Health Leadership.  The programme, LSHTM’s first Executive Education offer…

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“This was the best academic course I have ever done!” – Roxana Dimond talks to us about the Professional Diploma in Tropical Nursing

Roxana Dimond chatted to us about her time at LSHTM studying the Professional Diploma in Tropical Nursing (DTN).  The DTN is recommended by Médecins Sans Frontières, Save the Children, Voluntary Services Overseas (VSO) the British Red Cross and many more international agencies, and has trained hundreds of nurses…

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“The degree will definitely help me as someone from a developing country to get a career in working on Malaria, TB, and HIV” – Henry reflects on the MSc Tropical Medicine and International Health

Henry Za Lal Lian, from Myanmar (Burma), spoke to us about his time studying the MSc Tropical Medicine and International Health (TMIH), our specialised programme for doctors interested in practicing medicine in tropical and low- and middle-income countries. He shared the skills he’s learned, some tips for successful…

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Advice from afar: students share their tips for studying via distance learning

We caught up with some of our distance learning students to ask them what advice they would give to someone considering studying via distance learning at LSHTM and to share their experiences of the programmes. Here’s what they had to say…

Alex Zuckermann
Global Health Policy (distance learning)

“Have…

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“I feel like I can really shape my experience to work perfectly for what I want and need from it”

Alex Zuckermann is studying Global Health Policy by distance learning (GHP) with us. She told us what it’s like to study via distance learning, about her career plans and her favourite modules.

Please explain a bit about your academic/professional background

My academic trajectory has been characterised by a…

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To PhD or not to PhD: did Shakespeare die of cancer?

Matthew Smith from the UK describes his research and shares his advice for a successful first year of PhD study

That is the question. Shakespeare, the renowned 17th century writer, died unexpectedly after a merry meeting with his writing fellows. Four centuries later, explanations on the cause of his death…

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A week in Cape Town with the Executive Programme for Global Health Leadership Fellows

The Executive Programme for Global Health Leadership has concluded in Cape Town with a rich diversity of speakers and workshops to round off what has been an incredibly rewarding year for the Fellows. The week was hosted by our partners at the University of Cape Town.

As with the two…

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Because mental health matters: raising awareness of mental health in Bangladesh

Kamrun Koly, from Bangladesh, is currently studying the MSc Global Mental Health. In this article, Kamrun describes the mental health initiative she established, how this led her to the MSc, and how the programme will inspire her future work.

In South Asian countries like Bangladesh, girls usually aspire to be…

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Talk of trials, TB and surviving your PhD

Titus Divala from Malawi describes his research and shares his advice for a successful first year of PhD study

I am a medical doctor by training, having graduated from medical school in Malawi in 2009. For the past eight years, I have been in clinical practice, six of those working…

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“This is the first programme where I am able to directly apply my knowledge without further practice or studying”

Stefanie Kirchner, from Austria, is studying Epidemiology by distance learning with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). In this interview, Stefanie tells us what she loves about the programme and how it’s helping to shape her career.

Hi Stefanie, can you start by letting us know…

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