Author Archives: Natasha Rodney

$2.1M Investment is UK’s ‘biggest ever investment into physical causes of ME/CFS’

Written by the CureME team at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine The CureME team at The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is delighted to announce the award of $2.1m (£1.57m) of grant funding from the … Continue reading

Announcing the WHO Headquarters Leadership Team

On 3 October the World Health Organization (WHO) announced the senior officials who would form the WHO Headquarters Leadership Team under LSHTM alumnus and Honorary Fellow, Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. The team represents all WHO regions, and we are proud … Continue reading

Ahmed Mushtaque Raza Chowdhury wins RMHC US Medical Award of Excellence

PhD (1983) alumnus Ahmed Mushtaque Raza Chowdhury has won the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) US Medical Award of Excellence for his outstanding contributions to improve the health and well-being of children. The RMHC Annual Awards of Excellence is presented … Continue reading

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Achieving Universal Health Coverage – Technology for Innovative Primary Health Care Education

Kunal Patel, Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (DTMH) alumnus (2016) and Medical Director at iheed, talks about the report – “Achieving Universal Health Coverage – Technology for Innovative Primary Health Care Education” on which he is a Senior Author. … Continue reading

Emeritus Professor Raja Varma takes a walk down memory lane

Emeritus Professor Raja Varma takes a nostalgic trip back to when he first came to study at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine in the 1950s. “In 1952 I was working as a Research Fellow in the All Institute of Hygiene … Continue reading

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Announcing new book by alumnus Shunichi Araki

MSc in Occupational Medicine alumnus (1977), Shunichi Araki, MD, DrMSc, MSc, Professor Emeritus, the University of Tokyo; Former President, JNIOSH; and Adjunct Professor, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York announced the release of his new book titled “Principles of … Continue reading

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Fellowships for global health leaders at Global Health Corps

Global Health Corps (GHC) is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) that offers competitive fellowships to support emerging global health leaders. It achieves this by selecting young professionals for paid, year-long fellowships with organisations that promote health equity in East Africa, Southern Africa, and the United … Continue reading

New research network links agriculture, nutrition and health communities worldwide

By Anna Marry, Research Uptake and Knowledge Manager at LSHTM School alumni are invited to join Agriculture, Nutrition and Health (ANH) Academy – a global research network that connects those working in agriculture and food systems with nutritionists and health … Continue reading

Science Officer and Paris Chapter Leader: Charles Ebikeme

Charles applied to study an MSc in Molecular Biology at the School after studying Biochemistry at University College London (UCL), as he was looking for a more direct application of the skills he had learnt during his undergraduate studies. “LSHTM … Continue reading

CEO of the Society of Occupational Medicine: Nick Pahl

MSc Public Health alumnus (1998) and CEO of the Society of Occupational Medicine, Nick Pahl told us about his fond memories of studying at the School and his career at Marie Stopes International (MSI). Nick chose to study for an … Continue reading