Tag Archives: global public health

Announcing the WHO Headquarters Leadership Team

On 3 October the World Health Organization (WHO) announced the senior officials who would form the WHO Headquarters Leadership Team under LSHTM alumnus and Honorary Fellow, Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. The team represents all WHO regions, and we are proud … Continue reading

Achieving Universal Health Coverage – Technology for Innovative Primary Health Care Education

Kunal Patel, Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (DTMH) alumnus (2016) and Medical Director at iheed, talks about the report – “Achieving Universal Health Coverage – Technology for Innovative Primary Health Care Education” on which he is a Senior Author. … Continue reading

Fellowships for global health leaders at Global Health Corps

Global Health Corps (GHC) is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) that offers competitive fellowships to support emerging global health leaders. It achieves this by selecting young professionals for paid, year-long fellowships with organisations that promote health equity in East Africa, Southern Africa, and the United … Continue reading

New research network links agriculture, nutrition and health communities worldwide

By Anna Marry, Research Uptake and Knowledge Manager at LSHTM School alumni are invited to join Agriculture, Nutrition and Health (ANH) Academy – a global research network that connects those working in agriculture and food systems with nutritionists and health … Continue reading

Science Officer and Paris Chapter Leader: Charles Ebikeme

Charles applied to study an MSc in Molecular Biology at the School after studying Biochemistry at University College London (UCL), as he was looking for a more direct application of the skills he had learnt during his undergraduate studies. “LSHTM … Continue reading

CEO of the Society of Occupational Medicine: Nick Pahl

MSc Public Health alumnus (1998) and CEO of the Society of Occupational Medicine, Nick Pahl told us about his fond memories of studying at the School and his career at Marie Stopes International (MSI). Nick chose to study for an … 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

Bobbi Pritt Career Talk

In June, MSc in Medical Parasitology, Bobbi Pritt visited the School to give a career talk. Bobbi took current students through real life case studies and tested their knowledge of parasites. She also gave them advice on how to build … 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