Tag Archives: India

We invest millions in health, but still millions are dying

By Shelly Batra (Co-Founder and President, Operation ASHA) TB – a disease that continues to plague the poorest When I was a student in King George’s Medical College, India, a group of doctors came from the UK to visit our … Continue reading

Minister of Health for the State of Chhattisgarh, India visits the School

Written by Sarah Curran, Programme Manager at LSHTM Dr Ajay Chandrakar, the Minister of Health from the State of Chhattisgarh, India visited the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine on June 5 2017, meeting with Professor Peter Piot, leading researchers … Continue reading

Christmas cards from India to Sir Ronald Ross

While the collection at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine archives includes a wide variety of material on tropical medicine and the related scientific papers, included within these collections are the occasional treat – in this case, a … Continue reading

Alumni Profile: Dr Hamsadvani Kuganantham

Dr Hamsadvani Kuganantham, MSc Health Policy, Planning and Financing (HPPF) alumna and Public Health Specialist in Health Systems at WHO, India shared where her career has taken her since graduating from the School and told us how her father influenced … Continue reading

Alumni Profile: Urvashi Prasad

Urvashi Prasad, MSc Public Health in Developing Countries alumna  and  consultant at Niti Aayog (National Institution For Transforming India), the Indian government’s premier think tank, talked about her current role at Niti Aayog and how her passion for developing countries led … Continue reading

Our new supplement: District decision making for health in low-income settings- a new model for data platforms

By Rhys Williams (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine). This blog is cross posted on the IDEAS website here. An IDEAS supplement in the Journal of Health Policy and Planning Information systems and health planning are relatively neglected areas … Continue reading

Alumni Profile: Dr. Vinod Srivastava

In this week’s Alumni Profile, MSc. Community Medicine (1982) alumnus, Professor Vinod Srivastava outlines his career in public health and recounts his experience of studying at the School. Dr. Vinod Srivastava, MBBS, MD (Social & Preventive Medicine), DPH, M.Sc. Comm. Med. … Continue reading

Alumni Profile: Shweta Verma

Shweta Verma, PGDip Public Health alumna and Regional Program Specialist (Health) of Asia and Africa for Children International, told us about her experience of studying by distance learning with the School, and her career ambitions for the future. Shweta chose … Continue reading

Alumni Profile: Kavita Chauhan

Public Health Foundation of India Programme Manager and MSc Public Health (Health Promotion) alumna, Kavita Chauhan reflected on her experience of being a student at the School, her proudest moment to date and her aspirations for the future. “Life at … Continue reading

Breaking Silos and Building Bridges

LSHTM alumni Ben Weobong writes about his time at the 2016 MARCH retreat and how different facets of health must come together to defeat a common enemy Continue reading