All posts tagged London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Green thumbs and purple Polio for reading week, anyone?

By Le Quach and Jourdan McGinn

Le and Jourdan are generously sponsored by the Rotary International Foundation as Global Scholars. Each year, a handful of students begin at the School as Global Scholars.

Le is studying the MSc Epidemiology and her undergraduate studies were economics and politics. She has studied…

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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.

I…

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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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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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From fungi to falafel at Fort Flaxman

Murallitharan is a medical doctor from Malaysia and currently a Chevening scholar studying the MSc Health Policy, Planning & Financing, taught jointly by the School and LSE.

What do an American medic (Cameron Stainken), a British physiologist (James Plunkett), a Guyanese emergency physician (Quincy Jones) and a Malaysian public health…

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Twelve days of Christmas

Murallitharan is a medical doctor from Malaysia and currently a Chevening scholar studying the MSc Health Policy, Planning & Financing, taught jointly by the School and LSE.

With frost settling on the trees, beautiful sparkling lights on the streets, fir trees bedecked with sparkling ornaments in every corner, it’s…

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Welcome to Wellcome

Murallitharan is a medical doctor from Malaysia and currently a Chevening scholar studying the MSc Health Policy, Planning & Financing, taught jointly by the School and LSE.

If you have walked upstairs at the School Library (up those narrow submarine-like stairs) you will have found yourself at the Wellcome…

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