Tag Archives: Africa

Twitter chat on 3rd October for Launch of Supplement – Join Us!

By Natasha Salaria (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine) I am pleased to announce that @HPP_LSHTM will be hosting a Twitter chat on 3 OCTOBER using the hashtag #CommunityMNH! Date: 3 October, 2017 Time: 2-3pm UK TIME Location: Twitter … Continue reading

Professor Sir Alimuddin Zumla honoured with a Knighthood by Her Majesty The Queen 

Alumnus Professor Sir Alimuddin (Ali) Zumla, GCDS, FRCP (Lond&Edin), FRCPath (UK), PhD (Lond), FRSB (UK), has been honoured with a Knighthood (KBE) by Her Majesty The Queen in her 2017 Birthday Honours List for his exceptional services to public health … Continue reading

WHO Director-General Dr Tedros visits the School

MSc Immunology of Infectious Diseases alumnus (1992) and Honorary Fellow, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus visited the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine on 10 July, on his first visit to the UK since taking up the role as Director-General … Continue reading

Prince Harry visits the School for roundtable discussion on HIV/AIDS

Global HIV leaders have committed to ensuring young people affected by HIV/AIDS play an integral part in shaping new research and policies to strengthen HIV prevention, testing and treatment in sub-Saharan Africa. The agreement was made during a special roundtable … Continue reading

Implementation Science Research Consultant: Claire Gwayi-Chore

­This month we spoke to MSc Public Health in Developing Countries (now called Public Health for Development) alumna, Claire Gwayi-Chore. Claire studied at the School from 2015-2016 and is currently working as an Implementation Science Research Consultant at the University … 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

Health Risks From Wastewater and Food Contamination: What Can We Do?

Written by PhD student Prince Antwi-Agyei for the SHARE Consortium. Have you ever wondered why people continue to use wastewater for vegetable farming and other purposes? Wastewater can pose health risks to consumers and farmers of irrigated produce, such as diarrhoeal diseases … Continue reading

Global Public Health Expert: Dr Franklin White

For this week’s alumni profile, we spoke to MSc Social Medicine alumnus, Dr Franklin White. Dr White, a medical graduate (1969) from McGill University, Montreal, chose to study at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine after completing an … 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

Collection of the Month – Major H S Leeson

This month the LSHTM Archives are celebrating travel archives and what better way to celebrate then to select the Leeson archive as Collection of the Month! Major H S Leeson a Liverpudlian entomologist, taught at the Liverpool School of Tropical … Continue reading