Monthly Archives: December 2016

Alumni Visits in December

In December we welcomed Pia Solon and Elizabeth Francisco to the School. Pia and Elizabeth are family members of two generations of alumni: Florentino Solon PGDip Human Nutrition (1966), Maria Rayco-Solon, PhD in Epidemiology & Population Health (2014) and Juan … Continue reading

Alumni Profile: Elizabeth Mason

MSc Community Medicine alumna, Elizabeth Mason is a specialist in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health and has spent a large amount of her life living and working in various countries in Africa. She worked for 13 years in Zimbabwe, initially at … Continue reading

International Biometrics Society (IBS) – SUSAN 2017 in Lilongwe, Malawi, 22-25 August 2017

The SSACAB consortium is fully supporting the Malawi chapter of IBS to host the Sub-Saharan Africa network (SUSAN) meeting in Lilongwe. Malawi, from 22nd to 25th August 2017. More information at http://www.biometricsociety.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/IBS-SUSAN-2007-Conference-Lilongwe-Malawi.pdf

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How do women perceive the risks and rewards of deworming during pregnancy?

Claire Gwayi-Chore, a recent MSc Public Health for Development graduate from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine completed her summer project with the TUMIKIA project, which looks at the effectiveness of deworming over 650,000 people in Kenya. Her project was … Continue reading

Lancet commissioned expert Wilbert Bannenberg visits the School after 31 years

Dr Wilbert Bannenberg, MSc Community Medicine in Developing Countries (1985) was in London on 8 November to participate in an event at the School. As Wilbert was going to be in town, he got in touch with the Alumni Office … Continue reading