Tag Archives: LSHTM

Winning the war on global health issues means leading from the front

By Professor Richard Smith, Dean of the Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. The 2014 Ebola outbreak killed over 11,000 people. It devastated communities, sparked global panic, and brought national health systems to a … Continue reading

Collection of the Month for April – George Macdonald

April 25th is Malaria Day, and as a result, the collection of the month here at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine archives is the Macdonald Collection. George Macdonald was born in 1903 in Sheffield, the son of … Continue reading

Ebola Fighter: Dr J. Soka Moses

Dr J. Soka Moses is a Liberian medical doctor and MSc Control in Infectious Diseases alumnus (2016) who worked in one of the biggest Ebola Treatment Units (ETU) in Monrovia, Liberia during the 2014 Ebola outbreak. In 2015 when transmission … Continue reading

Congratulations to Cesar Victora awarded 2017 Gairdner Global Health Award

PhD in Health Care Epidemiology alumnus (1983), Cesar Victora has won the prestigious 2017 Gairdner Global Health Award. The John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award recognises the world’s top scientists who have made outstanding achievements in Global Health Research. … Continue reading

LSHTM’s response to renewed membership of the NIHR School for Public Health Research

NIHR announcement of renewed School for Public Health membership – 4th April 2017 The LSHTM renewal bid was led by Mark Petticrew, Karen Lock, Steve Cummins, Matt Egan and Richard Smith. The LSHTM team is greatly looking forward to five … Continue reading

Guide to Classical Music in London

One of the most exciting things about studying at the School is getting to spend time living in London, where any interest can be followed. In this blog, MSc Public Health student Mounika Parimi shares her passion for London’s classical … Continue reading

Converting shipping containers into clinics in Haiti and Namibia

Diploma in Health Planning, Policy and Finance (HPPF) alumna (1995) Elizabeth Sheehan founded Care 2 Communities (C2C) in 2008. At the time, having worked as a physician’s assistant in the developing world for more than 10 years, she saw women … Continue reading

“Let’s Face It” – Alumni Photo Competition 2017

Enter the 2017 Alumni Photo Competition for the opportunity to have your photo published on the front cover of the Alumni News Magazine! The 2017 Alumni Photo Competition opens on Monday 27 March 2017 – the theme this year is … Continue reading

Collection of the Month – James T. Duncan (1884-1958)

  It may surprise you to learn that the collection of the month for March consists of only one file, notes made by mycologist James T. Duncan on the ‘Principles of standardisation of agglutinable cultures’. Who was James T. Duncan? … Continue reading

Point of contact

MSc Epidemiology student Stephanie VandenBerg shares the story behind her photograph Kalukembe Neonate, which recently won a photography competition hosted by the London International Development Centre (LIDC). Thirty seconds old. The crash of my world into them and theirs into mine. … Continue reading