Monthly Archives: April 2014

25th Birthday Celebrations of The Navrongo Health Research Centre

Twenty-five years ago, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and collaborators helped the Ghanaian Ministry of Health found the Navrongo Health Research Centre (NHRC) in northern Ghana. The Centre currently employs over 200 staff, and is still conducting ground-breaking … Continue reading

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Studying at the School: a distance learning perspective

I am currently studying the MSc Global Health Policy by distance learning. As part of the programme, we are offered the opportunity to study up to two modules at the School in London…” For me as an MSc distance learner … Continue reading

UNDER THE SURFACE : Somerset Floods 2014

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine alumnus and successful photographer, Matilda Temperley is attempting to produce a beautiful hardback, cloth bound, black and white photographic book to document the devastating Somerset floods of 2014. Click here to read more about … Continue reading

Exploring the health outcomes of shared sanitation

Marieke Heijnen, a PHD student and research assistant within the Environmental Health Group, has recently collaborated on a systematic review which looks at the health outcomes of shared sanitation use. The piece which was published in PLOSone, brings together the limited available … Continue reading

‘The Harsh Truth about Urbanisation’

Urbanisation – the process by which cities grow and change – is happening at quick rates in many low and middle income countries.  Such rapid development is associated with sociocultural, political and public health changes, amongst others. India is particularly … Continue reading

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