Tag Archives: London

London Model World Health Organization Simulation (LonWHO) 2017

By Brian Wong, MSc Epidemiology alumnus, Co-Founder & Co-Director LonWHO 2017 Great learning experience, good networking opportunity and a fun way of understanding and enacting health policy to a greater depth! – delegate On 20-22nd October, international delegates gathered at … Continue reading

Staff & Student Photo Competition 2017: the results!

This summer we introduced a new photo competition, inviting staff & students to submit photos across three categories, representing a typical day working or studying at the School; showing research and projects in the field; or of adolescents, women, newborns … Continue reading

Mapping the Bijagos islands

By Scott Tytheridge, MSc Medical Entomology for Disease Control The Missing Maps project was created to map areas of the world that lack comprehensive maps, particularly for the purpose of humanitarian aid.  The first stage, which is the ‘mapping parties’, … Continue reading

How to survive studying in London

Esther Taks from the Netherlands is studying the MSc Immunology of Infectious Diseases. In this blog, Esther shares her top five tips for studying in London and at the School. 1. Take advantage of the opportunities offered by the School … Continue reading

Green thumbs and purple Polio for reading week, anyone?

By Le Quach and Jourdan McGinn Le and Jourdan are generously sponsored by the Rotary International Foundation as Global Scholars. Each year, a handful of students begin at the School as Global Scholars. Le is studying the MSc Epidemiology and her … Continue reading

Web-based intervention for stroke patients finalist in recent International Student Innovation Award

Sureshkumar Kamalakannan recently completed his PhD at the School, during which he developed ‘Care for Stroke’, a web-based intervention to help stroke patients in India recover at home. Sureshkumar was nominated for the recent International Student Innovation Award,  which celebrates … Continue reading

Open House 2016

This year, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine will throw open its doors to the public on Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 September for Open House London. As part of the capital’s largest annual celebration of architecture and design, people … Continue reading

Student photo competition 2016: the results!

For this summer’s photo competition, we once again invited current students to send us photos representing the theme of A student of  the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. With dozens of fantastic photos to choose from, it was not an … Continue reading

South of 10 and North of 60: Playing my role in keeping international maternal health a Canadian development priority

Gillian McKay is undertaking the DrPH programme in the Faculty of Public Health and Policy. Gillian has recently been awarded a prestigious scholarship by the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation in Canada. It’s 1100 at night, and it’s still light out … Continue reading

From fungi to falafel at Fort Flaxman

Murallitharan is a medical doctor from Malaysia and currently a Chevening scholar studying the MSc Health Policy, Planning & Financing, taught jointly by the School and LSE. What do an American medic (Cameron Stainken), a British physiologist (James Plunkett), a … Continue reading