Tag Archives: tropical medicine

Schistosomiasis on the Shores of Lake Albert through the prism of tropical medicine students

The Professional Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (East African Partnership) is a three-month course taught by the School and colleagues in Tanzania and Uganda, for doctors planning to work in Africa. In this blog, students from the 2016 course … Continue reading

Help Madina – how Sierra Leone changed my life

Gloucestershire GP Dr Veronica Sawicki, Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 2010, shares her ongoing volunteer experience as co-founder of charity Help Madina¬†(www.helpmadina.org.uk) in Sierra Leone. Together with so many people, I care passionately about improving health care inequalities in … Continue reading

Obituary: Dr Alec Smith

It is with great sadness that we announce the death¬†of Dr Alec Smith on 15th August, 2014. Born 19th January, 1927, Alec was a graduate of Birmingham University (BSc. Zoology and Comparative Physiology, First Class Honours (1948) and D.Sc. (1965)) … Continue reading

Experience in the Archives

By Kate Veale As part of my Masters in Archives and Record Management, I was lucky enough to gain a two week placement in the archive of London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. My task was to sort, arrange … Continue reading