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COVID-19 Response Fund

COVID-19 Response Fund

As a response to the global outbreak, LSHTM has set up the COVID-19 Response Fund. This emergency fund enables LSHTM researchers to continue their real time response to the virus, increasing understanding of COVID-19.

Since the start of the year, LSHTM teams have mobilised to help slow the…

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Dr Hennis

Alumni Innovators: Dr Anselm Hennis

Dr Anselm Hennis is Director of the Department of Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health at Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization. He studied for a PhD Epidemiology at LSHTM, graduating in 1996. In this blog he discusses his career since graduating from LSHTM, what innovation means to him and…

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Alumni Innovators: Pioneering Doctor Najeeba Al Mulla

Dr Najeeba Al Mulla was the first woman doctor in Kuwait in the 1960s, working for decades in her country’s public health sector.

Dr Al Mulla was awarded a Kuwait government scholarship to study medicine in London. She graduated in 1964 from St Mary’s School of Medicine and…

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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) to celebrate 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…

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Alumni Innovators: Sean Leung

Sean Leung is Senior Charities Manager at The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust. He studied for an MSc Public Health at LSHTM. In the latest of our posts celebrating 120 years of health innovation at LSHTM, Sean (pictured above, taking part in the Hong Kong Streetathon organised by the…

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Alumni Photo Competition

We are 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 Innovators: Victor Ugo

Victor Ugo is Senior Campaign Officer at United for Global Mental Health and Founder of the Mentally Aware Nigeria Initiative (MANI).  He studied MSc Global Mental Health at LSHTM. We asked him about his experience of the School and how he uses innovation in his work.

Why did you decide…

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Alumni Innovators: Dr Ibrahim Audu Salisu

Dr Ibrahim Audu Salisu studied MSc Public Health at LSHTM, graduating in 2011. He is an award-winning public health physician who is currently the Public Health Officer and Sub-national Health Sector Coordinator for World Health Organization (WHO) Nigeria. He was recently awarded the very prestigious CUGH Hall-Sewankambo…

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How good are your #LSHTMemories?

We’re celebrating LSHTM’s 120th Anniversary throughout the 2019/20 academic year with a series of 120 events around the world, with blog posts about healthcare innovations here at the School and by our alumni globally, and with a special edition of your annual Alumni News magazine.

In the…

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Alumni Innovators: Jillian Kowalchuk: Founder and CEO at Safe & the City, Ltd

“I decided to study at LSHTM because of its world-renowned history, the impact it has had as a university and the exceptional alumni. I knew I wanted to do this for not only my career but also for my personal development, as well as my ability to improve key…

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