The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has a long-standing reputation in advancing knowledge about the prevention and treatment of malnutrition. The ‘Ten Steps’ of treatment were set in motion and developed at the School, and the WHO guidelines for managing severe malnutrition were crafted to a significant extent by School alumni. The International Malnutrition Task Force is also strongly linked with the School and, together with Southampton University, has developed an on-line course which is freely available to train health workers across the world in the management of severe acute malnutrition. Read more
Inspired by the pioneering work of medical detective John Snow, who traced the source of a deadly cholera outbreak in 1850s London to a water pump in Soho, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is opening its doors to the public with an exhibition celebrating his work and…
Alumnus, Uzma Syed, has been mentioned for her work with Save the Children in a paper recently published in the American Journal of Public Health. The paper ‘Generating Political Priority for Neonatal Mortality Reduction in Bangladesh’ was led by Jeremy Shiffman, PhD, American University, Washington, DC and Sharmina Sultana, MBA…
Inspiring alumnus, Enas Newire, was recently featured in an article in the Independent highlighting the surge in popularity of taking a degree by Distance Learning at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
Taking the Msc Infectious Diseases by Distance learning allowed Enas to gain invaluable experience in a lab whist gaining a highly accredited qualification (not to mention getting married and having a baby at the same time). This combination gave her the edge over other candidates when applying for funding for her PhD at UCL, which she is currently pursuing. Read more
Date: Thursday 7 March 2013
Time: 6:00 pm
Venue: Canal 125, 125 Caledonian Road, London , N1 9RG
Join us at London's Canal 125 for the ultimate battle of the brains. Last year, a team of alumni took the title of quiz-masters - can they retain their prize?
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…
The London International Development Centre (LIDC) has launched a new Fellowship Scheme that aims to support new collaborative research projects in international development between academics from at least two different Bloomsbury Colleges. The Bloomsbury Colleges include Birkbeck, Institute of Education, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, SOAS and Royal…
MSc Social Medicine alumnus Franklin White is lead author of this exciting new textbook. Frank is President of Pacific Health & Development Sciences, an international health monitoring and evaluation consulting firm based in Victoria, British Columbia. He holds appointments at the University of Victoria and Dalhousie University, and was…
An alumnus who works for within John Snow, Inc emailed us to let us know about their campaign to get Google Doodle (the Google logo designs that crop up upon occasion) in honor of John Snow’s 200th birthday on March 15th
If you want to help with this campaign…
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