Tag Archives: Global Mental Health

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

New Voices in Global Health Award

Congratulations to MSc Global Mental Health student M. Tasdik Hasan, who won the “New Voices in Global Health Award 2017” at the recent World Health Summit in Berlin. In this post, Tasdik describes the project that won him the award. … Continue reading

#studyGMH: Studying Global Mental Health: A Life Experience

By Urvita Bhatia, MSc Global Mental Health Having gained admission to the Global Mental Health Master’s degree at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and King’s College London, I moved to London from India in September 2014. Before … Continue reading

#studyGMH: How can students help tackle mental health issues?

By Georgina Miguel Esponda, MSc Global Mental Health alumna During the MSc programme we had the opportunity to have a couple of informal gatherings with the academic staff and other guest speakers at lectures. As a result of networking through … Continue reading

#studyGMH: Forging Global Networks of People Concerned with Global Mental Health

Dr Alex Cohen, Course Director for the MSc Global Mental Health, introduces his course and students, and talks about how he hopes this programme will forge global networks of people concerned with global mental health. Until the past decade, concerns … Continue reading

First Class of Global Mental Health Graduates

Last weekend marked the commencement of London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine’s first cohort of Global Mental Health MSc graduates. Amidst our “woops” and hollering, 13 of the 18 graduates accepted their diplomas on stage at the Graduate Institute of … Continue reading

One in Four: Experience and Action

Globally, approximately 450 million people have a mental health problem. This equates to one in four families worldwide having at least one member with a mental health problem. The School’s Centre for Global Mental Health has brought together exhibits that … Continue reading

Learning to Sit

At LSHTM, research methods are an integral part of the curriculum. Most MSc courses require you to learn at least the fundamentals of statistics, epidemiology, qualitative interviewing. My “Research Design and Analysis” module taught everything from data collection strategies to … Continue reading

Global. Mental. Health.

It was our first day of the first class of the world’s first Master’s-level program in global mental health. Needless to say, we had a lot of questions. But the question I remember most clearly did not come from any … Continue reading

“Take it to the pub, gentlemen.”

Last September twenty students from around the world enrolled in the first Global Mental Health (GMH) MSc, a Master’s-level course taught jointly by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and King’s College Institute of Psychiatry. For the first … Continue reading