Monthly Archives: June 2020

COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Christopher da Costa

Christopher da Costa (MSc Clinical Tropical Medicine, 1986 and PhD, 1993) will be joining the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness and Innovations (CEPI) as a Vaccine Development Project Leader next month. He currently works as a consultant to a variety of … Continue reading

COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Amira Shaheen

Amira Shaheen (Epidemiology and Population Health, PhD 2009) works as an Assistant Professor in Epidemiology at An-Najah National University, Palestine. Here, she discusses her role within the National Epidemiological Committee helping to decide preventative measures in Palestine. She also describes … Continue reading

Digitised Collections

While LSHTM remains closed and most of our archives are out of reach in Keppel Street, we thought we would highlight some of our digitised collections, available to researchers from the comfort of their own homes…  Student Registers   Our collection of student registers are an excellent resource for researchers interested … Continue reading

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18 – 24 June

A snapshot of media coverage on COVID-19 Peter Piot (24/06) On The China Current, Peter highlights the importance of mass behavioural change as a “second line of defence” against COVID-19 in the absence of an effective vaccine. Peter said: “As … Continue reading

From Ebola to COVID-19: How Uganda Can Adapt its Response to the Current Crisis

By Federica Margini, Anooj Pattnaik, Angellah Nakyanzi (authors affiliated with ThinkWell) In this blog series we are giving a voice to practitioners, implementers and policy-makers involved in national COVID-19 responses in low- and middle-income countries.  These posts seek to facilitate … Continue reading

What will it cost to prevent violence against women and girls in low- and middle-income countries?

By Sergio Torres Rueda (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine) The scale of the problem At the end of 2018 we presented findings of our cost analysis of programmes to prevent violence against women and girls (VAWG) in a … Continue reading

Challenges of engaging with Universal Credit system impact on the health and wellbeing of people experiencing homelessness

King’s College London, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Groundswell explored experiences of Universal Credit (UC) to understand the welfare reform’s impact on people who are homeless, and how this might affect their health. The research was … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Anis Kazi

Anis Kazi (MSc Public Health, 2012) works within the Western Pacific Regional Office (WPRO) World Health Organization (WHO) as an Information and Planning Consultant for the Health Emergencies Program. He shares what his role in Emergency Response has been like … Continue reading

Dr Neil Hamilton Fairley

Renowned for his work on Malaria during the Second World War, Neil Hamilton Fairley, who held a lecturer position at LSHTM in the 1920s, dedicated his life to the research of parasitic disease. This blog explores his life and work.  Born in Australia in 1891, Neil Hamilton Fairley … Continue reading

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