Tag Archives: international development

DTMH alumnus and family medical doctor: Travis Bias

Travis Bias, DO, MPH, Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Health (DTMH) alumnus and family medical doctor, has spent a large amount of his medical career in East Africa – Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania, where he has had the opportunity to … Continue reading

Alumnus Dr Jin Xu talks China, Dr Tedros and Universal Health Coverage 

PhD Public Health Policy alumnus Dr Jin Xu is an Assistant Professor at Peking University China Center for Health Development Studies. Jin is currently writing up papers from his thesis on the balance between hospitals and primary care in China, … Continue reading

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

Fellowships for global health leaders at Global Health Corps

MSc Public Health student at LSHTM, Jasmine Burton is the Founder and President of Wish for WASH and a 2015-2016 Global Health Corps Fellow at the Society for Family Health in Lusaka, Zambia. In this alumni report Jasmine tells us … Continue reading

International Optometrist: Karen Sparrow

Karen Sparrow, MSc Public Health for Eye Care (PHEC) alumna (2016) and Training & Development Manager at Peek Vision, told us about her career as an optometrist in the UK and overseas, as well as the many projects she has … Continue reading

Vanessa Kerry Career Talk

In April, we were pleased to welcome Vanessa Kerry back to the School. Vanessa is a physician and the CEO of Seed Global Health. She studied an MSc in Health Policy, Planning & Finance (HPPF) and returned to LSHTM to give … 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

Jeroen Ensink Memorial Fund for Scholarships exceeds £86,000

This week, we have been moved by the widespread media coverage of the sentencing of the man who fatally attacked our colleague and friend Dr Jeroen Ensink in December 2015. In January, we launched the Jeroen Ensink Memorial Fund to … 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

The Inequality Question Project

Facilitating challenging conversations and action to raise awareness and create change on global inequality issues. The Inequality Question is a unique project to debate global inequality issues. On the last Thursday of each month – #ThoughtfulThursday – children formerly or … Continue reading