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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Katina Sommers

Katina Sommers (MSc Control of Infectious Diseases, 2016) works as a COVID-19 Emergency Response Programme Manager for Concern Worldwide. Here, she discusses how COVID-19 has affected her work and how South Sudan has been responding to the outbreak.

How has the COVID-19 outbreak affected your work?

Since…

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Volunteers needed: Collecting information on clusters of COVID-19

What settings are linked to the transmission of SARS-CoV-2?

Early on in the pandemic, a group at LSHTM realised that it would be highly important to understand where exactly transmission of SARS-CoV-2 has occurred. They did a rapid review of open access data on clusters, finding…

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Protected: Connecting students and alumni 2020/21

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Sanjana Mohan

Sanjana Brahmawar Mohan (MSc Epidemiology, 2012) works with Basic Healthcare Services, a not-for-profit organisation which runs primary healthcare clinics (called AMRIT clinics) in remote, tribal communities in southern Rajasthan, India. Here, she describes how her work has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown.

“Tribal communities…

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Introducing LSHTM Connect

We have some exciting news, we have launched a brand new alumni portal called LSHTM Connect! This portal has replaced our previous alumni online site with updated features and better ways to connect with other alumni. It includes a new, improved alumni directory and a mobile…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Dr Ligia Barros

Dr Ligia Barros (Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, 2018) works as a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Consultant in Mozambique. Here, she discusses how she has been responding to COVID-19 and how LSHTM training has helped during this time.

“Since COVID-19, private practice has become more difficult with…

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Host your own virtual alumni event

Have you got a skill you’d love to share with other alumni? Do you have a topic that you want to discuss? Would you like to network with alumni? Host your own LSHTM virtual event!

We are looking for alumni to host virtual events for our LSHTM community, giving…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Thijs Feuth

Thijs Feuth (Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2018) works as a Pulmonary Medicine Fellow at Turku University Hospital, in Finland. In this blog, he explains what it has been like to work within a hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic. He also shares how Finland’s preventative measures led…

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Alumni needed: Be part of our pioneering Pentacell Project

We are looking for Public Health alumni to undertake paid roles facilitating small groups of incoming students as part of the new LSHTM Pentacell Project.

The LSHTM Pentacell Project is an intervention designed to develop a sense of belonging among MSc students in Public Health studying remotely, to promote student…

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Jules D. Millogo: Founder of Konkourona Alliance Foundation

Jules D. Millogo (MSc in Epidemiology of Communicable Diseases, 2000) is a Public Health physician with more than 25 years of experience working in developing countries at national and international levels. She currently serves as Director of Public Health and Partnerships at MSD (Merck, Sharp & Dohme, Inc. Kenilworth, NJ…

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