Tag Archives: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Muhammad Ali Pate: Global Director at the World Bank

For this week’s alumni profile we spoke to alumnus Muhammad Ali Pate. Muhammad will be the Global Director of the World Bank for Health, Nutrition and Population as well as Director of the Global Financing Facility for Women, Children and … Continue reading

Challenges in Global Health: The Complex Art of Leadership

Working in the field of global health can be challenging, as LSHTM alumni are well positioned to know. The complex nature of health ecosystems, cultural boundaries, socioeconomic context, changing landscapes and imbalanced power relationships are a few of the many … Continue reading

“The MSc helped me become better at my job and gave me more confidence – I feel I can take on the world!”

Ayub Mpoya and Moses Waweru, both from Kenya, recently completed the MSc Clinical Trials by distance learning. We caught up with Ayub (AM) and Moses (MW) as they celebrated their graduation day, and took a look back on their time … Continue reading

“The content of the courses has been incredibly interesting and relevant to today’s world issues”

Kelsey Yaremko, Global Health Policy by distance learning student from Canada, talks to us about her programme, studies and career. Hi Kelsey, can you start by letting us know a bit about your background? I am from Calgary, Canada. I … Continue reading

“The knowledge I am gaining from LSHTM will give me the specialist training I need to boost my clinical skills”

Aye Thar Aye, from Myanmar and living in the UK, is studying Infectious Diseases by distance learning with LSHTM. In this interview, Aye Thar tells us about her experiences of the programme so far. Hi Aye Thar, please could you … Continue reading

Better lives with better toilets

Ian Ross, PhD student, has been named joint winner in the ESRC Better Lives Writing Competition 2019 for his piece on sanitation, the main focus of his research. You can read Ian’s full winning essay below.  Imagine not having somewhere … Continue reading

Executive Programme Fellows meet with Senior Health Leaders in Geneva

Fellows taking part in the Executive Programme for Global Health Leadership convened in Geneva for a week at the end of March. The aim of this reunion was to take part in their second residential week (the first having been … Continue reading

Alumnus Professor Rakesh Aggarwal appointed Director of JIPMER

On 1 January 2019, MSc Epidemiology alumnus Professor Rakesh Aggarwal MBBS MD DM was appointed the new Director of Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER), based in Puducherry, Southern India. Professor Aggarwal is widely known for his … Continue reading

Director of Program Evidence, Measurement & Evaluation at the END Fund: Claire Chaumont

MSc Health Policy Planning and Financing (2011) alumna, Claire Chaumont tells us about studying at LSHTM and how her training at the school has been useful at key points in her professional life, including in her new job as Director of Program … Continue reading

Future WHO Regional Director for the Western Pacific: Dr Takeshi Kasai

Public Health in Developing Countries (1999), Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (DTMH) (1997) alumnus, Takeshi Kasai told us about being nominated to be the next Regional Director for the Western Pacific, based in Manila, Philippines. WHO’s Western Pacific Region includes … Continue reading