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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Antonio Hegar

Antonio Hegar (MSc Public Health, Environmental Stream, 2013) works as an Epidemiologist at the Ministry of Health (MoH), in Belize. In this blog, he describes how COVID-19 has affected his work and affected his outlook.

“COVID-19 has forced me to not only put all my skills and training…

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60 seconds with Susan Kasedde

October is Black History Month in the UK, an annual observance that celebrates and reflects on Black history, arts and culture, as well as recognising the achievements and roles of Black people in shaping history. LSHTM is committed to fostering a supportive, enabling and inclusive environment, where all individuals are…

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Alumni Profile: Joel Aik

Joel Aik (MSc Epidemiology, 2011) works as an Environmental Epidemiology and Toxicology Director for the Environmental Health Institute National Environment Agency, Singapore. In this blog, he explains his journey since leaving LSHTM and advice for current students.

“I was offered an agency fellowship to train as an Epidemiologist, and I…

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60 seconds with Dr Mininim Oseji

October is Black History Month in the UK, an annual observance that celebrates and reflects on Black history, arts and culture, as well as recognising the achievements and roles of Black people in shaping history. LSHTM is committed to fostering a supportive, enabling and inclusive environment, where all individuals are…

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Community Fundraising: What to do in times of COVID-19

In recent months, our community of fundraisers have started to think outside the box showing innovative ways to support LSHTM’s important work. They have been raising funds to support LSHTM’s mission to improve global health equity, preparing the future leaders to face unprecedented challenges like coronavirus.

Would you…

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COVID-19 Alumni Story: Muna Aden

Dr Muna A Aden (MSc Control of Infectious Diseases, 2019) works as an Infectious Disease Control Specialist with the COVID-19 Taskforce in Nairobi, Kenya. Here, she explains how she has been responding to the outbreak and the nationwide response from Kenya.

How has the COVID-19 outbreak affected your…

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LSHTM Alumni’s Pet of the Week

We want to see our alumni’s pets!

2020 has been a year that will go down in history, during these uncertain times we want to share things that will make you smile and what is better than looking at cute animals?

Whether you have a dog, cat, hamster, pig…

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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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