Category Archives: Control of Infectious Diseases

Control of Infectious Diseases

Student photo competition 2016: the results!

For this summer’s photo competition, we once again invited current students to send us photos representing the theme of A student of  the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. With dozens of fantastic photos to choose from, it was not an … Continue reading

First impressions from some of our new MSc students

Ammi Shah has just started the MSc Control of Infectious Diseases at the School. Here she shares her experiences so far and thoughts she has gathered from other students:  Science, research and efficient healthcare management revolutionizes the lives of humankind … Continue reading

Summer project: six weeks in Zimbabwe

By Jennifer Martin, MSc Control of Infectious Diseases Zimbabwe is a beautiful country filled with kind and gentle people, but unfortunately since independence in 1980, due to a corrupt dictatorship the country is regressing. The capital Harare is littered with … Continue reading

Designing Disease Control Programmes in Developing Countries – Team Awesome

By Nwaizu Azuka, MSc Control of Infectious Diseases I have become so familiar with the word DEADLINE, as I have had to find it on every corner for the last 4 months. Another deadline approached by the middle of the … Continue reading

Five top tips on student accommodation in London

MSc Control of Infectious Diseases student Nwaizu Azuka shares his advice on finding somewhere to live in London: The Master’s Degree programme at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is quite intensive and as such, requires undiluted focus.  … Continue reading

A student’s summer project – To India and Back

MSc Control of Infectious Diseases student Ruth Zwizwai wrote a blog during her summer project. In this post Ruth shares the highlights of her trip to India… “Where you go becomes part of you somehow.” – Anita Desai This summer project has … Continue reading

Summer Project: Sampling mosquito populations

MSc Control of Infectious Diseases student Corey Le Claire co-produced a video with JD Charlwood while undertaking fieldwork for his summer project, which involved investigating different vector sampling techniques in Kyamura, Kagera Region, Tanzania:    

Student photo competition: the results are in!

This summer we held our first student photo competition to find photos taken by current students representing the theme of A student of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. We received over 50 fantastic entries and the competition was … Continue reading