All posts tagged international development

Alumni Report: Creating Sustainable Cervical Cancer Services in Kiambu County, Kenya

At the end of 2015, MSc Public Health (2013) alumna, Dr Shalmali Radha Karnad single-handedly coordinated a county wide cervical cancer screening treatment camp for nurse midwives to try and address the problems of late diagnosis/under-screening of cervical cancer in Kenya. In this week’s alumni report…

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Obituary: Dr Myron G. Schultz

It is with much sadness that we announce the loss of Dr Myron G. Schultz DVM, MD, DCMT, FACP, who passed away on Friday 19 February 2016 due to pulmonary hypertension, aged 81.

Dr Schultz was an award winning epidemiologist who began his career at Cornell University in the College…

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Education UK Alumni Awards 2017 – get ready to apply or nominate!

The Education UK Alumni Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of alumni and showcase the impact and value of a UK higher education. Award winners and finalists are leaders in their fields who have used their experience of studying at a UK university to make a positive contribution to their communities…

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Alumni Profile: Kavita Chauhan

Public Health Foundation of India Programme Manager and MSc Public Health (Health Promotion) alumna, Kavita Chauhan reflected on her experience of being a student at the School, her proudest moment to date and her aspirations for the future.

“Life at LSHTM was very busy”, she told us “with stimulating lectures…

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First Friends of MSF Group at the School

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has recently set up their first Friends of MSF (FoMSF) group. The aim of FoMSF is to raise awareness of the work of Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) and global humanitarian issues through events aimed at fundraising and encouraging students to consider working…

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Alumni Profile: Dr Boniface Francis Kalanda

Senior Programme Specialist (Monitoring) at the UNICEF Headquarters in New York, Dr Boniface Francis Kalanda told us about why getting a MSc Public Health (Health Systems Management) via distance learning from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine was challenging, but worthwhile; the strong relationships he made whilst studying…

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FCO Events: Women in the United Nations

From 15 to 17 November 2016, the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) together with the United Nations (UN) and others is organising a number of events in London, Birmingham and Durham aimed at encouraging senior level British women to consider jobs at the UN. Speakers will include the World Health…

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Alumni Profile: Molly Williams

MSc Global Health Policy (2015) alumna and Senior Advisor in Business Development and Partnerships at Oxfam America, Molly Williams tells us about studying via distance learning at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the University of London, whilst living in three different countries over three years.

Why…

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Alumni Profile: Dorcas Gwata

Award winning Public Health Specialist and MSc Public Health (2008) graduate, Dorcas Gwata shared with the Alumni Team the impact studying at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has had on her career and the recognition her work in public health has received.

Dorcas was working as a…

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LSHTM Alumnus Opens London’s First Fair Trade Bar & Café

FairlysquareFairly Square, London’s first fair trade bar and café, opened its doors in February  2013. Serving wine, beer, cocktails, tea, coffee and internationally inspired foods; Fairly Square is open daily from 11am ‘til late. “At Fairly Square, we drink for a change!” said entrepreneur and LSHTM alumnus, Onome Okotie Akpogheneta, who has worked to get the business up and running for several years. “It’s thrilling to have created a stylish, fun, exciting business that has ethical values at its heart”. Read more