Tag Archives: public health

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

Partnerships for Global Health: Putting theory into practice

For our latest DEPTH blog we asked LSHTM researcher Kimberley Popple to share her thoughts on NGO-academic collaborations as someone who has recently moved from the former to the latter. Thank you for your insights Kimberley – lots of food … Continue reading

60 seconds with Ariella Rosita King

Dr Ariella (Ariel) Rosita King (PhD Public Health and Policy, 2002) is the Founder and President of The Ariel Foundation International. We asked her about her role, projects she is working on and some quick-fire questions. What is your role … Continue reading

60 seconds with Benjamin Momo Kadia

October is Black History Month in the UK, an annual observance that celebrates and reflects on Black history, arts and culture, as well as recognising the achievements and roles of Black people in shaping history. LSHTM is committed to fostering … 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 needed: Be part of our pioneering Pentacell Project

We are looking for Public Health alumni to undertake paid roles facilitating small groups of incoming students as part of the new LSHTM Pentacell Project. The LSHTM Pentacell Project is an intervention designed to develop a sense of belonging among … Continue reading

Chronicle of deaths foretold – six lessons and needed actions based on the Brazilian COVID-19 outbreak

By Lucia Brugnara, MD and Prof. Michael Marx, MD (University of Heidelberg) 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

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

Dr Myriam Sidibe: Book Launch

Dr Myriam Sidibe (Doctorate in Public Health, 2007) is an Author and the Founder of Brands on a Mission. She is also a Research Fellow at the Mossavar Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School. Myriam is a … Continue reading

COVID-19 Alumni Story: Shweta Jindal

Shweta Jindal (MSc Public Health for Development, 2018) describes her experience helping vulnerable families through lockdown in India.  “As an LSHTM alumna, I feel a sense of great pride but at the same time responsibility in being capable of contributing … Continue reading