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The Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre brings together researchers across the School to focus on improving the health of populations affected by humanitarian crises through quality research, teaching, consultancy, training and dissemination of objective, evidence-based information.

Welcome to the Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre

The Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre brings together multi-disciplinary researchers and practitioners from across the School, other academic institutions, NGOs, governments and United Nations agencies to focus on improving the health of populations affected by humanitarian crises through quality research, teaching, consultancy, training and dissemination of objective, evidence-based information.

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Screening: The New Barbarianism

A Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) original documentary that examines the surge of violence against hospitals and aid centres in today's wars. The documentary examines the crisis, its causes, the limited international response, and possible ways forward through dozens of interviews and original footage obtained from inside Syria, Yemen and Afghanistan.

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Free online course on Health in Humanitarian Crises

The School’s Health in Humanitarian Crises free online course has now come to an end, with more than 15,000 learners and over 190 countries and territories represented worldwide. We extend our thanks to all of our contributors from the School and international organisations across the world, as this could not have been achieved without their valuable time, expertise, and personal insights

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New short course: Health System Assessment in Humanitarian Crises

This course will familiarise participants with a health systems approach to health care for communities in low- and middle-income countries affected by humanitarian crises.

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Developing a new Basic Package of Health Services for Afghanistan

In October 2017, the Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine was commissioned by the MoPH in Afghanistan, with financial support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, to provide technical expertise to support the MoPH on the development of a new BPHS.

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