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LSHTM Alumni Community

Converting shipping containers into clinics in Haiti and Namibia

Diploma in Health Planning, Policy and Finance (HPPF) alumna (1995) Elizabeth Sheehan founded Care 2 Communities (C2C) in 2008. At the time, having worked as a physician’s assistant in the developing world for more than 10 years, she saw women … Continue reading

“Let’s Face It” – Alumni Photo Competition 2017

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO ENTERED THE “LET’S FACE IT” PHOTO COMPETITION. THE COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. Enter the 2017 Alumni Photo Competition for the opportunity to have your photo published on the front cover of the Alumni News Magazine! The … Continue reading

Congratulations LSHTM Class of 2016!

This week we celebrated the academic achievements of the LSHTM Class of 2016 at both the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Graduation Ceremony on Monday and at University of London International Programmes Graduation Ceremony on Tuesday. We would … Continue reading

Throwback Thursday – MSc Community Health in Developing Countries class of ’85

Today’s class photos are courtesy of alumnus Wilbert Bannenberg, MSc Community Health in Developing Countries (pictured in the feature image fifth from the right). Wilbert shared these images with us when he visited the School in November last year to … Continue reading

The Challenges of Setting Up a Diabetes Facility in Sierra Leone

­­Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (DTMH) alumna (2010), Veronica Sawicki is a GP for the NHS in Gloucestershire and the co-founder of the charity Help Madina. Prior to forming Help Madina, Veronica was a GP partner for the NHS … Continue reading

Alumni Visits in December

In December we welcomed Pia Solon and Elizabeth Francisco to the School. Pia and Elizabeth are family members of two generations of alumni: Florentino Solon PGDip Human Nutrition (1966), Maria Rayco-Solon, PhD in Epidemiology & Population Health (2014) and Juan … Continue reading

How do women perceive the risks and rewards of deworming during pregnancy?

Claire Gwayi-Chore, a recent MSc Public Health for Development graduate from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine completed her summer project with the TUMIKIA project, which looks at the effectiveness of deworming over 650,000 people in Kenya. Her project was … Continue reading

Lancet commissioned expert Wilbert Bannenberg visits the School after 31 years

Dr Wilbert Bannenberg, MSc Community Medicine in Developing Countries (1985) was in London on 8 November to participate in an event at the School. As Wilbert was going to be in town, he got in touch with the Alumni Office … Continue reading