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…
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…
In April 2019, the World Health Organisation (WHO) launched the world’s first malaria vaccine, the RTS, S/AS01, as part of a pilot programme in Malawi, Ghana and Kenya. The three countries have a combined target of vaccinating 360000 children (below five years of age) per year until the…
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine alumni Dr Manuela Straneo (MSc Public Health 2011, Distance Learning) and Dr Piera Fogliati (MSc Epidemiology 2009, Distance Learning), are currently in Tanzania working for Doctors with Africa, the largest Italian non-governmental organisation for the promotion and safeguarding of the health of…
The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine’s annual alumni magazine, Alumni News, has been published and is now available online.
Highlights of this year’s magazine include:
A message from the School’s Director, Professor Peter Piot
Women in Science – A View from the Archives: take a look…
Alumnus Dr John Richard Wilkie, who graduated from the School in 1972 with an MSc in Social Medicine, writes about the Exeter Dispensary, which was founded in 1818 to provide relief for the poor. Dr Wilkie’s full article appeared in the Spring 2015 edition of Devon & Cornwall Notes…
A ground-breaking study of the impact of climate change on human health.
Edited by Colin D. Butler, DTM&H 91’ & MSc Epidemiology 97’.
Join Professor Colin Butler for the launch of his new book, Climate Change and Global Health, this Friday 17 October, in the Manson Lecture…
The latest issue of Alumni News, the School’s annual alumni magazine, is now available online. Featured stories include:
- Let’s talk about sex – results from the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles
- Can better access to health foods tackle obesity in the USA?
- Warmer temperatures is pushing malaria to higher elevations
- A PEEK into the future of eye health
- The School’s HIV/AIDS archive collection
- Climate Change: A threat to human health?
- Does community-based newborn care save lives?
- Improving malaria drug delivery: the work of the ACT Consortium
- The School during the First World War
- A big thank you to everyone who has supported the Alumni Fund for scholarships, research travel grants and the School Centres
- Alumni profiles, events and more
Patricia Mechael, who completed her PhD at LSHTM in 2006 on the health-related uses of mobile phones in Egypt, recently published a co-edited volume with Jonathan Donner from Microsoft Research entitled: *mHealth in Practice: Mobile technology for health promotion in the Developing World*.
She is Executive Director of the mHealth Alliance hosted by the UN Foundation and a faculty member at the Earth Institute and School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. Read more
Epidemiology is a constantly evolving field. From John Snow’s investigations of the spatial distribution of cholera cases in London more than 150 years ago, to modern-day whole genome association studies, epidemiology has a rich history of developing new methods of inquiry into the causes of ill-health and…