Monthly Archives: June 2017

Newsletter #2, 30th June 2017

Click here to view the entire CEHC newsletter #2 or read it below. Welcome! Welcome to the latest Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium newsletter! As we pass the three-year mark in the lifetime of the Consortium, we reflect upon some of the positive … Continue reading

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Medical Director and Consultant: Charlie Easmon

For this week’s alumni profile we spoke to alumnus, Dr Charlie Easmon. Charlie is Medical Director of Your Excellent Health Service and the Co-founder of Global Health Action Strategies & Solutions (GHASS). He studied at the London School of Hygiene … Continue reading

International Optometrist: Karen Sparrow

Karen Sparrow, MSc Public Health for Eye Care (PHEC) alumna (2016) and Training & Development Manager at Peek Vision, told us about her career as an optometrist in the UK and overseas, as well as the many projects she has … Continue reading

Minister of Health for the State of Chhattisgarh, India visits the School

Written by Sarah Curran, Programme Manager at LSHTM Dr Ajay Chandrakar, the Minister of Health from the State of Chhattisgarh, India visited the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine on June 5 2017, meeting with Professor Peter Piot, leading researchers … Continue reading

New Additions to the H.S Leeson Collection

A new addition to the H.S Leeson Collection Back in January, we chose the H.S Leeson papers to be our Collection of the Month, but since then the collection has grown. In March, we were kindly gifted 142 photographs that … Continue reading

Exploring public health contributions to alcohol licensing in local government – June 2017 study update

Update on study progress and forthcoming stakeholder workshop Study overview As public health has an increasing role to play in shaping how alcohol is sold in local areas, we are interested in finding out more about how public health practitioners … Continue reading

Sylvia Struck selected as one of 80 women for Antarctica expedition

PhD in Public Health alumna (2010) Dr. Sylvia Struck has been selected as one of 80 women who will be part of the Homeward Bound leadership initiative for women in STEMM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics and Medicine) that culminates in … Continue reading