Web-based intervention for stroke patients finalist in recent International Student Innovation Award

Sureshkumar Kamalakannan recently completed his PhD at the School, during which he developed ‘Care for Stroke’, a web-based intervention to help stroke patients in India recover at home. Sureshkumar was nominated for the recent International Student Innovation Award,  which celebrates London’s most talented and innovative international students.

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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.

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Across the pond and back: my year at the School

Brittany from the USA studied the MSc Medical Parasitology in 2014/15 (check back for Brittany’s blogs during her studies). Here, Brittany remembers her time at the School from the moment she received her offer to landing a great job.

I cried. There I was, a senior at university…

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Student Representative Council

By Adrian Paul Rabe, 2015/16 SRC President

The Student Representative Council welcomes you to the School! The SRC is a group of five foolhardy, crazy people who have been chosen by the student body to represent their interests in the complex academic world of the School.

 

 

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Student photo competition 2016: the results!

For this summer’s photo competition, we once again invited current students to send us photos representing the theme of A student of  the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

With dozens of fantastic photos to choose from, it was not an easy decision for the judges, however in…

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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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South of 10 and North of 60: Playing my role in keeping international maternal health a Canadian development priority

Gillian McKay is undertaking the DrPH programme in the Faculty of Public Health and Policy. Gillian has recently been awarded a prestigious scholarship by the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation in Canada.
It’s 1100 at night, and it’s still light out as I write this blog.  At the moment…

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Conflicts of Interest in Public Health & Research Examined in School Symposium

By Ángela Carriedo & Adrian Paul Rabe

13 April 2016, 19:30; Keppel St – A symposium on conflicts of interest was held at the John Snow Lecture Theatre of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. The event, entitled “Conflicts of Interest in Public Health and Policy Research: What…

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EmpowerHack Health LDN: building e-health solutions for a mobile population.

By Charlotte Seeley-Musgrave (MSc Public Health) and Isha Berry (MSc Epidemiology).

EmpowerHack is a diverse community that aims to build sustainable humanitarian technologies for women and girls in crisis.

Read about how it all started in the first post: EmpowerHack: an inclusive humanitarian crises tech with a focus on…

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Poverty Can Make You Sick: From Social Determinants to Biological Markers seminar

By Clare Sawyer, MSc Demography & Health

Held in the Manson lecture theatre at the School, speakers from a range of institutions came to discuss the widely acknowledged fact that structural and social determinants shape an individuals health. The focus of the discussion was not, in this case, the pathways…

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