Tag Archives: AIDS

World AIDS Day: Peter Piot collection

The LSHTM archives holds the papers of Professor Baron Peter Piot, the School’s Director, these reflect his career in fighting epidemic disease not only through his epidemiological work on the Ebola virus and HIV/AIDS but also his role as Executive-Director … Continue reading

World AIDS Day: Red Ribbon Pendant

This Red Ribbon pendant was donated to the LSHTM Archives by Lyn Rothman, the founder of AIDS Crisis Trust and current patron and board member of the Elton John AIDS Foundation. She kindly offered to donate the pendant which was … Continue reading

Wellcome Trust Research Bursaries for archive researchers

The Wellcome Trust recently announced a new scheme for small and medium-scale research projects based on archive collections that have received previous Research Resources funding. This is great news for the LSHTM archives as we have previously received four of … Continue reading

Dr Matshidiso Moeti appointed Regional Director for Africa by WHO

Congratulations to School alumnus Dr Matshidiso Moeti, MSc in Community Health for Developing Countries 1986, who was appointed Regional Director for Africa by the World Health Organization (WHO) for a five-year term. She brings over 35 years of national and international public … Continue reading

Tessa Jean-Pierre leads Haiti’s first AIDS walk

Congratulations to London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine alumnus Tessa Jean-Pierre for her role in organising Haiti’s first AIDS walk held earlier this month in Port au Prince for World AIDS Day. Coordinated by Caris Foundation International, the walk … Continue reading

World AIDS Day – collectable cards

To mark World AIDS Day, the Archives team are selecting their favourite items which are currently on show in the HIV/AIDS: Controlling and eradicating an epidemic exhibition, more information at: http://www.lshtm.ac.uk/newsevents/events/2014/10/hivaids-controlling-and-eradicating-a-modern-epidemic I have chosen the AIDS Awareness Illustrated information collectable … Continue reading