Tag Archives: covid19

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

Community Fundraising: What to do in times of COVID-19

In recent months, our community of fundraisers have started to think outside the box showing innovative ways to support LSHTM’s important work. They have been raising funds to support LSHTM’s mission to improve global health equity, preparing the future leaders … Continue reading

COVID-19 Alumni Story: Muna Aden

Dr Muna A Aden (MSc Control of Infectious Diseases, 2019) works as an Infectious Disease Control Specialist with the COVID-19 Taskforce in Nairobi, Kenya. Here, she explains how she has been responding to the outbreak and the nationwide response from … Continue reading

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

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: 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

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

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