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Mr Anwar Musah

BSc MSc

Research Assistant
in Epidemiology

Room
401

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Anwar is a Research Assistant at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. He is part of the London Applied & Spatial Epidemiology Research (LASER) group working on the Global Atlas of Helminth infections (GAHI) project. His work is focused on collating and managing parasitological survey records, and prevalence data, on STHs/schistosomiasis obtained from peer-reviewed publications and other sources into GAHI database, and developing maps for illustrating the distribution of helminthic infections across the African, Asian-Pacific and Latin-American regions.

Anwar has a MSc in Modern Epidemiology from Imperial College London. He has recently completed his doctoral studies at the University of Nottingham. His PhD research was focused on the potential impacts of environmental exposures to toxic geochemical elements on cancer risk in the UK population.

Affiliations

Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases
Department of Disease Control

Research

Research Area
Helminths
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Discipline
Epidemiology
GIS/Spatial analysis
Statistics
Disease and Health Conditions
Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
Schistosomiasis
Region
Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only)