Tag Archives: global health

Global Mental Health Alumni Jamboree 2018

Written by Oda Karlsen, MSc Global Mental Health student Friday 26th October current MSc students, alumni and staff gathered for the annual Global Mental Health Jamboree at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. The Rose Room was crowded with … Continue reading

Dr Takeshi Kasai nominated WHO Regional Director for the Western Pacific

MSc Public Health for Developing Countries alumnus (1996), Dr Takeshi Kasai has been nominated as the WHO Regional Director for the Western Pacific. Dr Kasai has worked in public health for over 28 years with much of his experience focusing … Continue reading

The politics of alcohol and policy formulation

By Adam Bertscher, Leslie London & Marsha Orgill (all authors University of Cape Town) Alcohol is contributing to a growing global burden of non-communicable diseases. Some of these diseases are referred to as ‘industrial epidemics’ because they are the result … Continue reading

GP and Australian Doctors International Volunteer: Dr Ian Hunter

Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene alumnus (2004), Dr Ian Hunter is a semi-retired GP currently doing itinerant rural GP locum work and volunteering at Australian Doctors International (ADI). Ian told us about his experience of studying at the School, … Continue reading

Alumni Report: Advancing genetic analysis of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder in Africa

Anne Stevenson, Health Policy, Planning, and Financing (HPPF) alumna (2007) and Program Director of the Neuropsychiatric Genetics of African Populations-Psychosis project, talks about the study that she is helping lead at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health & … Continue reading

Medical Coordination Manager and Nurse at Raleigh International: Katie Beck

Diploma in Tropical Nursing (2016) alumna Katie Beck spoke to us about studying at the School and her current role as Medical Coordination Manager and Nurse at Raleigh International. “Prior to studying at the School I had quite a lot … Continue reading

Diploma in Tropical Nursing alumna & Kunming Medical University Professor: Nancy Liu

 Diploma in Tropical Nursing (2011) alumna Nancy Liu describes her time studying at LSHTM and how she is inspiring Chinese nurses at Kunming Medical University. “I remember the first day of school when everyone went around and told each other … Continue reading

Diploma in Tropical Nursing Alumna & MSF Midwife: Cristina Ceroli

Diploma in Tropical Nursing (2014) alumna Cristina Ceroli is a midwife originally from Italy. After working for almost five years in the NHS, she joined Doctors without Borders (MSF) and is now starting her fourth mission with them, this time … Continue reading

How economic development norms are hurting global tobacco control

By Raphael Lencucha, PhD (McGill University), Jeffrey Drope, PhD (American Cancer Society) and Ronald Labonte, PhD (University of Ottawa) Government policy and tobacco Why do some governments continue to support the production of harmful commodities? This question is most vexing … Continue reading

The need for new approaches to Global Health Aid Allocation

By Y-Ling Chi (Imperial College London), Kalipso Chalkidou (Center for Global Development) and Jesse Bump (Harvard University) This blog is cross-posted with The Center for Global Development. The scope of the problem The allocation of aid has been a topic … Continue reading