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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: Mushtaque Chowdhury

Mushtaque Chowdhury (LSHTM PhD, 1986) is the founding Dean James P. Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University and Professor of Population & Family Health, Columbia University. He currently lives in Dhaka, Bangladesh and has been writing articles on how Bangladesh is dealing with COVID-19. Within this blog piece…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Urvashi Prasad

Urvashi Prasad (MSc Public Health in Developing Countries, 2014) currently works as a Public Policy Specialist at the National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog), Government of India. In this COVID-19 alumni stories post we ask her how she has been responding to the pandemic, how it has affected…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Bukar Zarami

Bukar Zarami, MSc Tropical Medicine and International Health (TMIH) 2012, works as a State Team Lead at Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) in Nigeria. In this latest COVID-19 alumni stories post, he discusses how his role has changed since the outbreak and what a day in his life currently…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Francesca Viliani

Francesca Viliani studied MSc Public Health in Developing Countries at LSHTM in 2005. She now works as the Director of Public Health and co-head of Sustainability at International SOS. In this post she describes her work promoting the wellbeing of employees and their families at these uncertain times. She…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Experience of the first six weeks in Iraq

Dr Omran S Habib, MSc Community Health in Developing Countries (1981) and PhD (1985), discusses Iraq’s first six weeks of the COVID-19 outbreak. He describes how the pandemic has affected his work, how LSHTM’s training has aided him and along with other researchers, explains the control strategies…

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Obituary: Dr Alfa Sa’adu

LSHTM was very sad to learn that Dr Alfa Sa’adu was one of the first four doctors to die from COVID-19 in the UK. Alfa Sa’adu, who died on 31 March 2020, was a Nigerian doctor who graduated in medicine from University College Hospital Medical School London…

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