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Winning the war on global health issues means leading from the front

By Professor Richard Smith, Dean of the Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. The 2014 Ebola outbreak killed over 11,000 people. It devastated communities, sparked global panic, and brought national health systems to a … Continue reading

Letter from Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, to London HE institutions

 6 July 2016 Dear Colleague I received a number of letters from London’s universities and from London Higher and Universities UK at the start of my Mayoralty. I greatly appreciated this and look forward to working with you over the … Continue reading

Alumni Profile: Dr Boniface Francis Kalanda

Senior Programme Specialist (Monitoring) at the UNICEF Headquarters in New York, Dr Boniface Francis Kalanda told us about why getting a MSc Public Health (Health Systems Management) via distance learning from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine was … Continue reading

FCO Events: Women in the United Nations

From 15 to 17 November 2016, the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) together with the United Nations (UN) and others is organising a number of events in London, Birmingham and Durham aimed at encouraging senior level British women to consider … Continue reading

Alumni Profile: Molly Williams

MSc Global Health Policy (2015) alumna and Senior Advisor in Business Development and Partnerships at Oxfam America, Molly Williams tells us about studying via distance learning at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the University of London, whilst … Continue reading

Short course: Advanced STATA- Programming and other techniques to make your life easier

Applications are now open for an exciting five-day course on Stata Programming organised by Emma Slaymaker and Milly Marston Dates: Monday 7 November to Friday 11 November 2016 Cost: £1,250 The course is aimed at researchers and other professionals, from any … Continue reading

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Short course: “Epidemiological evaluation of vaccines: efficacy, safety and policy”

Epidemiological research has become an important tool in assessing vaccine protection. Although there are several courses specialising in vaccinology, there remains a gap in teaching about advanced epidemiological tools for vaccine evaluation. This course fills that gap, providing an in-depth … Continue reading

New short course: “Issues in global non-communicable diseases: from research to policy”

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs), such as cardiovascular disease and cancer, are responsible for the greatest burden of death and disability globally. No longer viewed as diseases of affluence, NCDs are of critical importance to all countries and are firmly on the … Continue reading

Free online course: Improving the Health of Women, Children and Adolescents

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is offering a new online course, Improving the Health of Women, Children and Adolescents: from Evidence to Action. The course is free and open to healthcare professionals or anyone working in a health organisation, … Continue reading

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