Tag Archives: Coronavirus

Alumni Profile: Maiko Hirai

Maiko Hirai (MSc Public Health, 2014) is an Associate Partner for McKinsey, the Global Public Health and Healthcare practice. Here, she describes how her work has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, how LSHTM gave her long-lasting connections, and advice … Continue reading

COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Osa Rafshodia Rafidin

Osa Rafshodia Rafidin (Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, 2016) is Head of Department of Disease Control and Prevention at the Health City Office of Samarinda, East Borneo, Indonesia. Here, he describes how he has worked with communities to help … Continue reading

COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Abraar Karan

Abraar Karan (Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, 2019) works as an Internal Medicine and Global Health Physician within Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Here, he discusses how life has changed since the COVID-19 pandemic and what … Continue reading

COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Dr Chadia Wannous

Dr Chadia Wannous, graduated with a Master’s of Science in Reproductive and Sexual Health Research from LSHTM in 1999 and has been at the forefront of prevention, preparedness and response to health emergencies for more than 15 years. Unsurprisingly, in … Continue reading

COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Antonio Hegar

Antonio Hegar (MSc Public Health, Environmental Stream, 2013) works as an Epidemiologist at the Ministry of Health (MoH), in Belize. In this blog, he describes how COVID-19 has affected his work and affected his outlook. “COVID-19 has forced me to … Continue reading

Alumni Profile: Joel Aik

Joel Aik (MSc Epidemiology, 2011) works as an Environmental Epidemiology and Toxicology Director for the Environmental Health Institute National Environment Agency, Singapore. In this blog, he explains his journey since leaving LSHTM and advice for current students. “I was offered … 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

COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Thijs Feuth

Thijs Feuth (Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2018) works as a Pulmonary Medicine Fellow at Turku University Hospital, in Finland. In this blog, he explains what it has been like to work within a hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic. … Continue reading

COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Mengxin Tan

Mengxin Tan (MSc Global Mental Health, 2019) works as a Research Consultant for UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East) HQ Health Department in Jordan. In this blog, she describes how her work … Continue reading

COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Lenio Capsaskis

Lenio Capsaskis (MSc Public Health in Developing Countries, 2015) is Head of Health Policy and Advocacy at Save the Children UK. In this blog, she discusses how she has been responding to COVID-19 and the impact the outbreak is having … Continue reading