All posts tagged covid19

COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Hana Rohan

Dr Hana Rohan is Assistant Professor in Social Science at LSHTM and a member of the UK Public Health Rapid Support Team. She completed her PhD at LSHTM in 2010 and is now supporting the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) in responding to the COVID-19…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Emily Holman

Emily Holman’s (MSc Control of Infectious Diseases, 2010) role as a Communicable Disease Controller for Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services has seen drastic changes since the emergence of the novel coronavirus. Find out how she has been responding to the outbreak using surveillance and the challenges…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Neale Batra

Neale Batra (MSc Epidemiology, 2016) describes how his life has changed since first hearing about COVID-19 in January. He speaks about his work for the World Health Organization (WHO) unravelling the, now, pandemic and how he made the switch from tackling the outbreak from a global to a local…

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COVID-19 Response Fund

Community Fundraise to fight COVID-19

LSHTM is playing a leading role in responding to the COVID-19 crisis. Our experts are at the forefront of efforts to map the progression of the pandemic, advise governments and global health bodies, and advance the public and scientific community’s understanding of the virus. We have launched a…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Janet Omondi

Janet Omondi (Msc Public Health, 2017) is a Trustee for Riana Development Network (RDN) which is a UK based charity that works directly with BAME young people in the UK and overseas. In this blog piece, she discusses how COVID-19 has affected her work and how Kenya’s response…

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Life in Lockdown

During the COVID-19 pandemic, individuals all around the world have found themselves in ‘lockdown’. In many cases this has meant only leaving your home for essential reasons, following social distancing rules and only socialising with members of your household.

2020 has brought many changes to our lives, with virtual…

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Mahoko Kamatsuchi

Mahoko Kamatsuchi (Doctorate in Public Health, 2016) works as a Senior Health Specialist and Task Team Leader for the World Bank. Here, she talks about how her role has been involved in COVID-19 preparations since early February and the challenges that the Central African Republic (CAR) are facing.

How…

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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.  

How has the COVID-19 outbreak affected your work…

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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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