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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Anis Kazi

Anis Kazi (MSc Public Health, 2012) works within the Western Pacific Regional Office (WPRO) World Health Organization (WHO) as an Information and Planning Consultant for the Health Emergencies Program. He shares what his role in Emergency Response has been like since the start of COVID-19.

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Hana Rohan

Dr Hana Rohan is Assistant Professor in Social Science at LSHTM and a member of the UK Public Health Rapid Support Team. She completed her PhD at LSHTM in 2010 and is now supporting the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) in responding to the COVID-19…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Emily Holman

Emily Holman’s (MSc Control of Infectious Diseases, 2010) role as a Communicable Disease Controller for Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services has seen drastic changes since the emergence of the novel coronavirus. Find out how she has been responding to the outbreak using surveillance and the challenges…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Neale Batra

Neale Batra (MSc Epidemiology, 2016) describes how his life has changed since first hearing about COVID-19 in January. He speaks about his work for the World Health Organization (WHO) unravelling the, now, pandemic and how he made the switch from tackling the outbreak from a global to a local…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Mahoko Kamatsuchi

Mahoko Kamatsuchi (Doctorate in Public Health, 2016) works as a Senior Health Specialist and Task Team Leader for the World Bank. Here, she talks about how her role has been involved in COVID-19 preparations since early February and the challenges that the Central African Republic (CAR) are facing.

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Dr Blair Bigham

Dr Blair Bigham (Diploma of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, 2018) works a Resident Emergency Doctor. Here, he discusses what it has been like to work within a hospital during this pandemic and how important providing accurate information has been for Canada.  

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Dr Mininim Oseji

Dr. Mininim Oseji has completed four LSHTM courses, with the most recent being the Diploma in Health Systems Management in 2007. She currently balances two roles; Permanent Secretary for Delta State Ministry of Health (SMOH), Asaba and National President of the Medical Women’s Association of Nigeria (MWAN). Here, we…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Dr Ebere Okereke

Dr Ebere Okereke is a Consultant in Global Public Health and Communicable Disease Control and Lead for Public Health England’s Official Development Assistance – funded  International Health Regulation Strengthening Project. She is a graduate of the LSHTM Global Health Executive Leadership Programme, which she attended in 2017/2018. She describes…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Alison Coulter

Alison Coulter (MSc Public Health, 2004) is the Director of Health Services for Thrive Worldwide. In this post she talks about what her organisation is doing to help people’s well-being during these uncertain times and how her work has changed throughout the pandemic.

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Giovanna Jaramillo Gutierrez

Meet LSHTM alumna Giovanna Jaramillo Gutierrez, Co-Founder and Data Scientist at Milan and Associates SPRL in Barcelona. Also, currently working as a Senior Epidemiologist at the World Health Organization (WHO) Headquarters in Geneva. Giovanna completed a series of short courses and an MSc in Epidemiology at LSHTM in 2018…

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