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Summer Project Insights from Former MSc Students

By Queena Luu   There are many ways of undertaking a MSc summer project within a health in humanitarian crisis context. In a December seminar, three past LSHTM students gave insights about their summer project research process.   Project Overviews   Racheal Pearson presented her project, “Mental Health Outcomes and Violence against Women: A Study […]

On the ground in Rohingya refugee camps: Tackling Diptheria

Infectious diseases have been sweeping through the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh for months, including diptheria. Chrissy Alcock, a student at LSHTM, has been on the ground since December as part of the UK Emergency Medical Team. In this blog, she shares what it is like working on a team to help support local capacity […]

Elimination programming in the refugee context

“Different things can kill you at any time”, said a South Sudan refugee in a recent article published in Conflict and Health which identified the key challenges to equitably integrating refugees into government sleeping sickness surveillance. Read more Jennifer Palmer 12 Dec 2017