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Reading Week Walks: Make time for regular study breaks and explore London on foot

One of the best ways to explore London and its surroundings is on foot. Since reading week is coming up for our Master’s students, we’ve put together some of our favourite walking routes for exploring London. From urban strolls to wild wanderings, there’s something here for everyone…

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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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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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“The MSc helped me become better at my job and gave me more confidence – I feel I can take on the world!”

Ayub Mpoya and Moses Waweru, both from Kenya, recently completed the MSc Clinical Trials by distance learning. We caught up with Ayub (AM) and Moses (MW) as they celebrated their graduation day, and took a look back on their time as LSHTM students.

How does it feel to be 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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“This year my work has picked up quite a bit…I got myself a second part time job!”

We caught up with Sandy Lu, Distance Learning MSc Public Health student, about how she’s been finding the programme since we met her when she first arrived in London in 2018. She took her first blended learning module at LSHTM and enjoyed it so much that she decided to…

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MSc One Health: “As a student, you begin to understand pressing global health challenges from multiple perspectives.”

John Ramatowski, MSc One Health alumnus, tells us why he is so passionate about One Health, and talks about his experiences on the Master’s programme at LSHTM.

“I graduated from Tufts University in 2016 with a Bachelor’s of Science dual degree in Biology and Public Health. While at…

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Executive Programme Fellows enjoy “transformational experience” in Geneva

Fellows on the inaugural Executive Programme for Global Health Leadership recently participated in the second of three residential week at our partner institution, The Graduate Institute Geneva.

The theme of the week was negotiation and the global health diplomacy skills needed for operating on a complex global stage. The setting…

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Life between water and sand: Promoting mental well-being in communities affected by El Niño, Peru”

Elaine Flores, PhD student at LSHTM won a small grant for a public engagement activity entitled: “Life between water and sand: Promoting resilience and mental well-being among communities affected by El Niño-related floods and landslides in Peru”

I have been interested in the impact that natural or…

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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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