All posts in Global Health Policy

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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“The content of the courses has been incredibly interesting and relevant to today’s world issues”

Kelsey Yaremko, Global Health Policy by distance learning student from Canada, talks to us about her programme, studies and career.

Hi Kelsey, can you start by letting us know a bit about your background?

I am from Calgary, Canada. I studied at the University of Alberta where I received a…

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Executive Fellows bring valuable leadership insights to LSHTM

The first residential week of the Executive Programme for Global Health Leadership successfully launched last week with 14 Fellows joining us from around the world. This course, the first of its kind at LSHTM, was set up to address the lack of strategic leadership courses within health. Fellows spent 6…

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Health in Humanitarian crises: overcoming challenges

In this blog, Dr Karl Blanchet, Director of the Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, reflects on recent work in Greece and Lebanon exploring health issues among populations displaced by crises. He reflects on how humanitarian crises are evolving and how the…

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Come and meet us in Durban

The International AIDS Conference is held this year in Durban and will address the theme Access Equity Rights Now, where science, leadership and community meet for advancing all facets of the collective efforts to treat and prevent HIV.

This year the School is holding a number of events and will…

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MAKING AN IMPACT: interview with Joris Van Hees, MSc Global Health Nutrition student.

The interview was conducted by Erwan Berthou for Remarkable Magazine and features Joris van Hees, studying the MSc Global Health Nutrition at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Joris has dedicated his career to helping others. (Photography by Catherine Thomason & Joris van Hees)

You’ve been working…

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MSc in Academic Writing !

Doing a master course  is a great learning process. The four core modules form a great theoretical basis which Moodle and all the readings turn into a practical discovery and global exploration. The subsequent elective modules are more demanding as academic writing comes in! If, like me, you have not…

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Access to Opioids: a fairytale?

In my last academic year of MSc Global Health Policy at LSHTM (as a Distance Learner) I have chosen three modules (Conflict & Health, TB and Health Care Evaluation) and a MSc Project Report.  The topic of my master’s thesis deals with ‘Access to Opioids for Medical Purpose’ in…

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Global Health Diplomacy

Thanks to the recommendation of several LSHTM professors I spent the first part of my summer doing courses: one was a 6-week on-line course on ‘Understanding Research Methods’ (www.coursera.org) which I greatly recommend and which will help you do your academic writing. The other course was…

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