All posts by Ravi Jaipaul

Hailing from the small rodeo town of Ponoka, Alberta - Ravi is an Emergency Room Nurse, Instructor at MacEwan University and MSc - Public Health Student. His old blog is: http://ravijaipaul.blogspot.co.uk/ from his time in Rwanda. Spanish tapas, ice hockey and laughter are the way to this guy's heart.

Part Five: When It’s Over

*This is the last part of a 5-part mini series on my experience of completing a Summer Project for an MSc in Public Health at the LSHTM (General Stream).

When It’s Over
111 pharmacies visited, 8 elephants, 10 Thai massages, 22 noodle soups, 15 Pad Thai’s, 5…

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Part Four: Writing It Up

*This is the 4th of a  5-part mini series on my experience of completing a Summer Project for an MSc in Public Health at the LSHTM (General Stream).

Writing It Up
Summer Project Due Date: 32 days. Word Total: 0 out of 10,000. Sigh.

Bangkok is full of…

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Part Three: Braving Bangkok’s Bad Side

*This is the 3rd part of a  5-part mini series on my experience of completing a Summer Project for an MSc in Public Health at the LSHTM (General Stream).

Braving Bangkok’s Bad Side
Gracious thanks go out to the LSHTM Travel Grant – which helped fund the flight to…

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Part Two: Picking the Project

*This is a 5-part mini series on my experience of completing a Summer Project for an MSc in Public Health at the LSHTM (General Stream).

Picking The Project
“How do you feel about informal markets in Bangkok?”

“You mean like… the black market?”

And that’s how my Summer…

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Summer Project Part 1: The CARE Form

The CARE Form
From the very first day of orientation at LSHTM, when your still wide-eyed and bushy-tailed, as opposed to the currently unshaven and caffeine-intoxicated state, the higher-ups at The School begin talking about your summer project.

Your summer project (feels like it should be…

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An LSHTM student’s Easter break

What does an LSHTM student do on their Easter Break?

More school, of course.

With our final two modules just completed, I find myself sitting back into the school bright and early Monday morning taking a two-day course on geographical information systems (GIS).

This might be the point in…

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