All posts tagged global health

Alumni Profile: Dina Khan

Dina Khan graduated from MSc Public Health by Distance Learning in 2013. Here she talks about her experiences studying for the degree…

“This may sound like a very childish thing to say but really ‘it was my dream’ to gain a Masters (and hopefully, PhD) from the London School of…

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Our New Cape Town Alumni Chapter Coordinator: Tina Sachs

Tina Sachs from Germany studied MSc Public Health by Distance Learning, graduating in 2010.  She is currently Project Manager for clinical trials in multi drug resistant Tuberculosis at TASK applied science. She is also the coordinator for the brand new alumni chapter in Cape Town, South Africa. 

“I decided to…

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Alumni Profile: Dr Zain Sikafi

Dr Zain Sikafi graduated from MSc Public Health in 2012.  He has gone on to set up, a project focusing on providing Arabic speakers with access to health information.

“Since leaving LSHTM in 2011 I continued my medical training in General Practice. Working in one of the most…

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Alumni Profile: Dr Greg Martin

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and beyond


I remember being a student at the School and wondering about my next steps. What on earth was I going to do? Having left clinical medicine (a career within which the stepping stones on which one must tread in…

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World Diabetes Day – 100 Campaign

Today, November 14th, in recognition of World Diabetes Day, learn more about a new global advocacy campaign started by London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Alumni aiming to achieve 100% access to insulin by the 100th anniversary of the first use of insulin in a person with Type 1…

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Alumni Profile: Dr Mohammad Khakerah Rashidi

Dr Mohammad Khakerah Rashidi studied MSc Public Health in Developing Countries in 2004.  He is currently Country Representative for MSH Afghanistan, Project Director at TB CARE I, Afghanistan, First Vice Chair at CCM Afghanistan (Global Fund) and Senior Lecturer at Zawul Institute of Higher Education.

“I had long practical experience…

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Bloomsbury Festival: Living Library

Date: Friday 18 October 2013
Time: 5:45 pm – 9:00 pm
Venue: South Courtyard, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine invites you to an evening of reading with a difference!  It is often said that everyone has at least one…

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Current Topics in Occupational Epidemiology

Current Topics in Occupational Epidemiology is an in-depth study of contemporary issues and emerging themes in the field, edited by alumnus Dr Katherine Venables (MSc Occupational Medicine 1980).

Divided into seven parts the book discusses ‘new’ occupational diseases such as pneumonia in welders as well as ‘older’ diseases including…

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New Short Course in Non-Communicable Diseases

We are delighted to announce the launch of an exciting new short course at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine covering the globally important topic of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs).

Non-communicable diseases, such as cardiovascular disease and cancer, are responsible for the greatest burden of death and…

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One in Four: Experience and Action

Globally, approximately 450 million people have a mental health problem. This equates to one in four families worldwide having at least one member with a mental health problem.

The School’s Centre for Global Mental Health has brought together exhibits that provide unique perspectives on the experience of living with…

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