All posts tagged coronavirus

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 Volunteering Projects

The response to the current COVID-19 pandemic requires unprecedented interventions and global action. LSHTM has a long history of staff, students and alumni supporting outbreaks and emergencies and this one is no different.

In April we launched a network of volunteers, staff, students and alumni, to devote small amounts…

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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.

How has the COVID-19…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Battling the pandemic with better data

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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Luke Kane: Virtual Doctors Volunteering

Dr Luke Kane (Diploma of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2014) works as a General Practitioner for the National Health Service and volunteers with Virtual Doctors. In this blog piece he discusses how COVID-19 has affected his work, how he volunteers with Virtual Doctors and how you can get involved…

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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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