All posts in Public Health in Developing Countries

Better lives with better toilets

Ian Ross, PhD student, has been named joint winner in the ESRC Better Lives Writing Competition 2019 for his piece on sanitation, the main focus of his research. You can read Ian’s full winning essay below. 

Imagine not having somewhere safe to go to the toilet. Really imagine it…

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“For me, it has been life-changing”: Malik reflects on life after LSHTM

We interviewed alumnus Malik, from the Maldives, about his life and experiences since graduating from LSHTM. He studied the MSc Public Health in Developing Countries (now known as MSc Public Health for Development)  and has since gone on to develop his career in some amazing ways…

Hi Malik. Thanks for…

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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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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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Diagnostic app shortlisted for International Student Innovation Award

Eyenimi Ndiomu studied the MSc Public Health in Developing Countries in 2015/16. He has been shortlisted for the prestigious International Student Innovation Award,  which celebrates London’s most talented and innovative international students. In this blog, Eyenimi writes about Ubenwa, a cry-based diagnostic app for birth asphyxia.

I…

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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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