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A reflection on attending the 2018 Women Leaders in Global Health Conference: Lauren Wedekind

MSc Public Health (2017) alumna, Lauren Wedekind spoke to us about her experience of attending the 2nd Women Leaders in Global Health Conference hosted by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Lauren chose to study at LSHTM in the academic year 2016/17 as she wanted to learn…

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Congratulations to Fergus McBean awarded 2018 Civil Service Use of Evidence Award

MSc Public Health: Health Services Management alumnus (2011), Fergus McBean has won the prestigious 2018 Civil Service Use of Evidence Award.

The Civil Service Awards, supported by EY, are a highly respected and prestigious cross-government programme to recognise and celebrate the wealth of inspirational individuals and innovative projects within…

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Global Mental Health Alumni Jamboree 2018

Written by Oda Karlsen, MSc Global Mental Health student

Friday 26th October current MSc students, alumni and staff gathered for the annual Global Mental Health Jamboree at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. The Rose Room was crowded with cheerful people, enjoying refreshments, nibbles and Global Mental Health bingo…

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Ak’ingabe Guyon wins 2018 Public Health Physicians of Canada President’s Award

MSc in Communicable Disease Epidemiology alumnus (1999), Ak’ingabe Guyon has won the 2018 Public Health Physicians of Canada President’s award.

Public Health Physicians of Canada (PHPC) established its President’s Award to recognize PHPC members who have made an outstanding contribution to the society. Ak’ingabe received this…

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Alumni Report: Advancing genetic analysis of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder in Africa

Anne Stevenson, Health Policy, Planning, and Financing (HPPF) alumna (2007) and Program Director of the Neuropsychiatric Genetics of African Populations-Psychosis project, talks about the study that she is helping lead at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health & Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard.

Brain disorders…

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Diploma in Tropical Nursing Alumna & MSF Midwife: Cristina Ceroli

Diploma in Tropical Nursing (2014) alumna Cristina Ceroli is a midwife originally from Italy. After working for almost five years in the NHS, she joined Doctors without Borders (MSF) and is now starting her fourth mission with them, this time in Yemen. Cristina told us about her motivation for joining…

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Dr Yoong Sao Chin wins 2018 British Council Alumni Award for Social Impact in Malaysia

MSc in Public Health alumnus (2015), Dr Yoong Sao Chin has won the national level 2018 British Council Alumni Award for Social Impact in Malaysia.

The British Council Alumni Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of alumni and showcase the impact and value of a UK higher education. Award winners and…

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Jasmine Burton: Founder and President of Wish for WASH

Jasmine Burton, MSc Public Health alumna (2017) and Founder of Wish for WASH, talked to us about how she has developed innovative design solutions for global health equity through her social impact organisation Wish for WASH, and how her experience at Wish for WASH motivated her to study an MSc…

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Executive Fellows bring valuable leadership insights to LSHTM

The first residential week of the Executive Programme for Global Health Leadership successfully launched back in September 2017 with 14 Fellows joining us at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine from around the world.

This course is the first of its kind at LSHTM and was set up…

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Alumni News Round Up for 2017

2017 is quickly drawing to a close. It has been a year full of awards and achievements from our alumni community, high profile visits to the School, and fun UK and international events. Over the next 11 days we will be posting our top alumni news stories from 2017 on…

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