Monthly Archives: May 2020

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 … Continue reading

Supporting global eye health during the COVID-19 pandemic

Nearly three months after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a public health emergency of international concern, we are continuing to feel the effects of the global COVID-19 pandemic. Our partners and colleagues, and those working in the eye health community in general, are very much in our thoughts at this time… Continue reading

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Supporting global eye health during the COVID-19 pandemic

Nearly three months after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a public health emergency of international concern, we are continuing to feel the effects of the global COVID-19 pandemic. Our partners and colleagues, and those working in the eye health community in general, are very much in our thoughts at this time… Continue reading

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21 – 27 May

A snapshot of media coverage on COVID-19 Peter Piot (26/05) Peter recounts his first-hand experience of contracting and recovering from COVID-19 in the New York Times. Peter said: “I had three stages — first fever, then needing oxygen, and now … Continue reading

A Voice From the Front Line: Reaching out of the box to engage private non-state healthcare actors in LMICs to combat COVID-19

By Priya Balasubramaniam (Public Health Foundation of India & Centre for Sustainable Health Innovations), Birger C. Forsberg (Karolinska Institutet), Gerald Bloom (Institute of Development Studies), Phyllis Awor (Makerere University School of Public Health), Meenakshi Gautham, London School of Hygiene and … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

7 – 20 May

A snapshot of media coverage on COVID-19 Peter Piot (14/05) Peter highlights the importance of a vaccine to combat COVID-19, on the Financial Times’ Global Boardroom. Peter said: “The only exit strategy is a vaccine … but it must be … Continue reading