All posts tagged Public Health

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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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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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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Vaccine reminder bracelets: Lauren Braun’s story

By Lauren Braun (MSc Public Health, Health Economics stream).

Each year around the world 4 million children die before age 5, and 1 out of 5 of those children dies of disease that could have been prevented if they had been vaccinated on time. As part of my undergraduate Global…

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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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My top five reasons for studying at the School

By Sarah Borg, MSc Public Health

I moved to London from Adelaide, Australia in September 2014 to undertake a one-year full time Masters of Public Health at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Prior to this I completed a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery degree at…

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The paradox of time… (in University)

By Jillian Kowalchuk, MSc Public Health (Distance Learning). Jillian recently completed her blended learning option, which allows PG Diploma and MSc distance learning students the opportunity to study up to two modules at the School in place of distance learning modules.

As you may have already guessed my timeline is…

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Choosing your Public Health Stream

MSc Public Health student Felicity Nahataba shares her advice for choosing a stream for the course during the first term at the School:

This I must say is not as easy as it looks. All the streams are just as important with a wealth of new knowledge and skills. I…

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