Happy 120th Birthday to LSHTM!

2nd October 2019 marks exactly 120 years since LSHTM first opened its doors to students in the autumn of 1899. We’re going to be celebrating all year in London and around the world with 120 events.

But today we’re asking you, our alumni and friends, to download this…

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Alumni Innovators: Carlos Chaccour

LSHTM alumnus Carlos Chaccour studied for his MSc in Tropical Medicine and International Health in 2007/2008. He is Chief Scientific Officer of the BOHEMIA project, Assistant Research Professor at ISGlobal, Barcelona Institute for Global Health, visiting scholar at Ifakara Health Institute, Tanzania and Associate Professor at Universidad de Navarra…

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Current challenges and proposed solutions to the effective implementation of the RTS, S/AS01 Malaria Vaccine Program in sub-Saharan Africa

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…

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LSHTM Innovators: Sadi Khan MBE

Sadi Khan MBE is an MSc Medical Parasitology alumna and founder and lead trainer of Noble Khan Ltd, a cultural/religious awareness training company. Last year Sadi was awarded an MBE by the Queen for her work in culture/religious awareness training and services to vulnerable women.

“I had heard…

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LSHTM’s new free online Eye Health courses

Open Education in Eye Health (OEEH) was established in response to the growing global need to embed a public health approach to effectively address avoidable blindness and the health training inequalities which exist. Training programmes in eye health, particularly in low and middle income countries (LMIC), are constrained by limited…

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2019 Alumni Survey feedback

Thank you to everyone who completed the 2019 Alumni Survey.

This Autumn LSHTM celebrates our 120th anniversary. We sent a survey to our alumni to make sure we have your up-to-date contact information and so we can learn how you would like to get more involved with the…

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Share your stories – write for our blog/magazine

The LSHTM alumni community is an amazing global network. You are all doing such fascinating, different things, living and working all over the world. We would love to hear from you and share your stories.

The next year is going to be a celebration of innovation. Get in touch if…

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Muhammad Ali Pate: Global Director at the World Bank

For this week’s alumni profile we spoke to alumnus Muhammad Ali Pate. Muhammad will be the Global Director of the World Bank for Health, Nutrition and Population as well as Director of the Global Financing Facility for Women, Children and Adolescents (GFF) for the World Bank Group, from July…

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Challenges in Global Health: The Complex Art of Leadership

Working in the field of global health can be challenging, as LSHTM alumni are well positioned to know. The complex nature of health ecosystems, cultural boundaries, socioeconomic context, changing landscapes and imbalanced power relationships are a few of the many daunting hurdles leaders within the global health community encounter as…

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Alumnus Prof. David Dance: Winner of the Cross of Labour medal

For this week’s alumni profile we spoke to alumnus Prof. David Dance. David was a Senior Lecturer for the Department of Clinical Sciences (1990-4) at LSHTM. Today he is Senior Clinical Research Fellow/Consultant Microbiologist at Lao-Oxford-Mahosot Hospital-Wellcome Trust Research Unit and Honorary Professor, Faculty…

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