Monthly Archives: September 2020

COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Katina Sommers

Katina Sommers (MSc Control of Infectious Diseases, 2016) works as a COVID-19 Emergency Response Programme Manager for Concern Worldwide. Here, she discusses how COVID-19 has affected her work and how South Sudan has been responding to the outbreak. How has … Continue reading

Providing essential TB services during COVID-19

By Amyn A. Malik, Saira Khowaja (Global Health Directorate, Indus Health Network) 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 … Continue reading

Volunteers needed: Collecting information on clusters of COVID-19

What settings are linked to the transmission of SARS-CoV-2? Early on in the pandemic, a group at LSHTM realised that it would be highly important to understand where exactly transmission of SARS-CoV-2 has occurred. They did a rapid review of … Continue reading

Library Inductions for new students: welcome to our Library services

Library Inductions for new students. Welcome to all our new students! We look forward to supporting you in your studies this year. There is a lot of information for new arrivals to take in during Welcome week. When you have … Continue reading

COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Sanjana Mohan

Sanjana Brahmawar Mohan (MSc Epidemiology, 2012) works with Basic Healthcare Services, a not-for-profit organisation which runs primary healthcare clinics (called AMRIT clinics) in remote, tribal communities in southern Rajasthan, India. Here, she describes how her work has been affected by … Continue reading

Sleeping Sickness records

The LSHTM Archives hold a number of collections relating to sleeping sickness or African trypanosomiasis, which is an insect-borne parasitic infection of humans and other animals. It is caused by the species Trypanosoma brucei. Humans are infected by two types, Trypanosoma brucei gambiense … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Dr Ligia Barros

Dr Ligia Barros (Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, 2018) works as a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Consultant in Mozambique. Here, she discusses how she has been responding to COVID-19 and how LSHTM training has helped during this time. “Since COVID-19, … Continue reading