All posts tagged LSHTM Alumni Community

Exhibition: Towards happier birth days

Every year we celebrate our day of birth and the mother who brought us into the world. Exploring attitudes and approaches to improving the health of babies, girls, and women around the world and over time, this exhibition in the Keppel Street lobby highlights work at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine's Centre for Maternal, Reproductive and Child Health (MARCH). Read more

Alumni and students invited to VIP lecture in Ghana

The School’s Director Professor Peter Piot will be given a lecture entitled “Continuing and New Challenges in Global Health” at the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research in Accra, Ghana.

All School alumni and students are welcome to attend this special lecture.

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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

The Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine – Golden Jubilee

Sultan Abdul Samad BuildingThe Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine-founded in 1964 will be celebrating its Golden Jubilee in March 2014, in collaboration with the 6th ASEAN Congress of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology.   An International Congress will be held in Kuala Lumpur from 5-7 March 2014.  The theme for the congress is: GLOBAL CHALLENGES IN TROPICAL DISEASES: Bridging Gaps and Building Partnerships. Read more

mHealth in Practice: Mobile technology for health promotion in the developing world

mhealth Patricia Mechael, who completed her PhD at LSHTM in 2006 on the health-related uses of mobile phones in Egypt, recently published a co-edited volume with Jonathan Donner from Microsoft Research entitled: *mHealth in Practice: Mobile technology for health promotion in the Developing World*. She is Executive Director of the mHealth Alliance hosted by the UN Foundation and a faculty member at the Earth Institute and School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. Read more

Congratulations to the class of 2012

It’s London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Graduation week.

On Tuesday over 70 of our distance learning alumni attended the University of London International Programmes Graduation at the London Barbican. Tonight over 150 students, alumni and staff from are attending our annual distance learning reception and tomorrow over…

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Free eLearning course on Malnutrition

malnutritionThe London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has a long-standing reputation in advancing knowledge about the prevention and treatment of malnutrition. The ‘Ten Steps’ of treatment were set in motion and developed at the School, and the WHO guidelines for managing severe malnutrition were crafted to a significant extent by School alumni. The International Malnutrition Task Force is also strongly linked with the School and, together with Southampton University, has developed an on-line course which is freely available to train health workers across the world in the management of severe acute malnutrition. Read more

Celebrating John Snow’s Bicentenary

Inspired by the pioneering work of medical detective John Snow, who traced the source of a deadly cholera outbreak in 1850s London to a water pump in Soho, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is opening its doors to the public with an exhibition celebrating his work and…

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Generating Political Priority for Neonatal Mortality Reduction in Bangladesh

Alumnus, Uzma Syed, has been mentioned for her work with Save the Children in a paper recently published in the American Journal of Public Health.  The paper ‘Generating Political Priority for Neonatal Mortality Reduction in Bangladesh’ was led by Jeremy Shiffman, PhD, American University, Washington, DC and Sharmina Sultana, MBA…

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Campaign for a John Snow Google Doodle

An alumnus who works for within John Snow, Inc emailed us to let us know about their campaign to get Google Doodle (the Google logo designs that crop up upon occasion) in honor of John Snow’s 200th birthday on March 15th

If you want to help with this campaign…

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