Monthly Archives: May 2017

LSHTM Careers Ambassadors

Written by Jonathan Carrington, Employer Liaison Project. The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has recently started a Career Ambassadors project. The goal our project is to improve and expand the awareness of the diverse mix of career opportunities … Continue reading

Everything you wanted to know about literature searching and were afraid to ask !!

Stop press, stop press !!! Everything you wanted to know about literature searching and were afraid to ask !! Fear no more, lunch time help is now available in the Library for MSc students throughout most of May, June and … Continue reading

NIHR SPHR challenges for public health research: reflections and ways forward

Understanding complex systems and context, while retaining generalisability of findings, are key issues, as the next stage of our research tries to genuinely involve the public. By Matt Egan SPHR at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (SPHR@L) … Continue reading

International Day of the Midwife

By Ninha Silva, MARCH Centre Blog Editor (MSc Public Health Candidate) To celebrate this year’s International Day of the Midwife, we wanted to hear the voices of the profession, so we spoke with two midwives, currently MSc students at LSHTM. Maria Garcia … Continue reading

Outbreak simulation exercise

MSc Epidemiology student Emaline Laney shares her account of an outbreak simulation exercise, conducted as part of the Epidemiology and Control of Communicable Diseases module. I looked around the table. The seven of us, representing six countries – South Africa, … Continue reading

What can be done to improve hygiene programming in Humanitarian Emergencies?

The Environmental Health Group has recently embarked on a new project with Action Against Hunger (ACF) and the Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology (CAWST) to improve the way hygiene programs are designed in humanitarian crises. At LSHTM this work … Continue reading

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Meningitis: Africa needs to join forces (again) to secure a lower cost vaccine

By Ngozi Erondu, Assistant Professor in Health Information at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Meningitis is an infectious and life-threatening bacterial disease that infects and inflames the brain and spinal cord. It’s a disease that the world has been … Continue reading

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Paul Mee runs 2017 London Marathon for Stephen Lawn Memorial Fund

  Epidemiologist and Data Scientist Dr Paul Mee ran the 2017 London Marathon and raised over £2000 for the Stephen Lawn Memorial Fund. Paul, a Research Fellow at LSHTM, attended the Stephen Lawn Memorial Lecture at the School on 13 … Continue reading