All posts tagged covid19

COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Thijs Feuth

Thijs Feuth (Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2018) works as a Pulmonary Medicine Fellow at Turku University Hospital, in Finland. In this blog, he explains what it has been like to work within a hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic. He also shares how Finland’s preventative measures led…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Mengxin Tan

Mengxin Tan (MSc Global Mental Health, 2019) works as a Research Consultant for UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East) HQ Health Department in Jordan. In this blog, she describes how her work has changed since COVID-19 and how Jordan’s response…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Lenio Capsaskis

Lenio Capsaskis (MSc Public Health in Developing Countries, 2015) is Head of Health Policy and Advocacy at Save the Children UK. In this blog, she discusses how she has been responding to COVID-19 and the impact the outbreak is having on children globally. 

How has the COVID-19…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Razel Nikka Hao

Razel Nikka M. Hao (MSc Health Policy Planning and Financing, 2017) works as a Lead Technical Specialist for the Office of the Undersecretary, Health Facilities and Infrastructure and Development Team. She is also the Deputy to the COVID-19 Surveillance and Quick Action Unit within the Department of Health (DOH…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Mishal Khan

LSHTM alumna and staff member, Associate Professor Mishal Khan, highlights how colonialism and xenophobia are hindering an effective response to the COVID-19 pandemic globally.

How have you been responding to the COVID-19 outbreak in your work at LSHTM?

I have been engaging in a lot of work to…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Dr Stephen Hoffmann

Dr Stephen Hoffmann is an alumnus of our class of 1979. He has previously been profiled in our alumni magazine in Autumn 2017, talking primarily about his early work fighting Typhoid Fever in Sumatra, which can be found here. This interview with Thomas Weir, Philanthropy Officer at LSHTM, aimed to…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Sathish Kumar

Sathish Kumar (MSc Infectious Diseases, 2017) works as an Infectious disease and General Physician in Dr Ramanathan Hospital, Thanjavur, India. Here, he describes how the outbreak has affected his work and how India’s response to the pandemic has changed his role.

How has the COVID-19 outbreak affected your…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Dr Shafir Kassim

Dr Shafir Kassim completed a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in 2018 and an MSc in Tropical Medicine and International Health in 2019. He is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine for Kasturba Medical College Hospital, Mangalore. In this blog piece, he discusses…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Arindam Mitra

Arindam Mitra (MSc Immunology of Infectious Diseases, 2019) is Head of Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMP) Production at NIHR BRC Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. In this blog piece, he explains how COVID-19 has affected his work and how the UK government’s response has presented…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Melvin Sanicas

Physician-scientist, Melvin Sanicas (MSc in Infectious Diseases, 2015), Medical Director at Takeda, talks about the importance of science communication and facts-based information within the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“As we have all witnessed, every aspect of modern life has been dramatically disrupted by COVID-19, including…

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