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Scorpion, Snail: Zanzibar by Adam Boggon

I knew there was a scorpion in my room. The problem was I’d lost it. The room was not large: five square metres, whitewashed walls, hard single bed, small desk, a slowly rotating fan. I saw it scuttling along the edge of my bedspread. I grabbed a metal bowl…

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Nicki Connell: MBE for Services to Emergency Nutrition Crisis Abroad

Nicki Connell (MSc Public Health Nutrition, 2008) was awarded an MBE in the 2020 New Year Honours list.  She was nominated due to her outstanding service to aid disadvantaged individuals globally. We at LSHTM would like to offer her our huge congratulations and share her story which led to this…

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Tracey Cassidy: Founder of Junior Einsteins

Tracey Cassidy (MSc Medical Microbiology, 2003) has been invited to speak at the United Nations (UN) celebrating International Women and Girls in Science Day. She is the Founder and CEO of Junior Einsteins Science Club Ltd, which gets young children excited about science. We asked her about her time at…

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David Adams: Infectious Diseases Alumnus

David Adams studied MSc Infectious Diseases by distance learning in 2009 and now he has the position of Instructor in Social and Natural Sciences at Point University in Savannah. He is an active member of the alumni community and has recently released a textbook on the fundamentals of infectious diseases…

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Jose Luis Garcia: Volunteering in Tchad

Jose Luis Garcia studied the Professional Diploma of Tropical Nursing (PDTN), graduating in 2018. After his time at LSHTM he embarked on a volunteering experience in Tchad (Republic of Chad) for the Iluminafrica Foundation. In this post he explains his life-changing experience and tells us about his time at…

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Grace Hatton: Nominee for Tech Women 100

Grace Hatton studied for a Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene and now works as a Clinical Research Fellow and Clinical Entrepreneur at NHS England. She is the only MHS medical employee to be shortlisted for the incredible Tech Women 100 by JPMorgan Chase & Co. We asked her about…

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Thank you to all our amazing fundraisers

Whether you have an interest in baking, running, sky diving, knitting, cutting your hair off or sitting in a bathtub of baked beans, there may be something you could do to help support LSHTM’s important work. 
Helping generate excitement around a challenge, or bringing people together for a cause…

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Alumni Photo Competition

We’re delighted to announce the return of our popular Alumni Photo Competition with a special edition celebrating the School’s anniversary and 120 years of health innovation.

We’re looking for images that tell the story of the breadth and depth of both the work in the field and…

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Alumni researchers: Investigating TB in sub-Saharan Africa

A team of researchers, led by LSHTM alumnus Benjamin Momo Kadia, are proposing to conduct the first evidence review and synthesis investigating the barriers to and enablers of uptake of and adherence to antiretroviral therapy in the context of integrated treatment for TB/HIV in sub-Saharan Africa, where the…

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