UK Public Health Rapid Support Team (UK-PHRST) – website live

The UK-PHRST is a specialist team ready to respond to disease outbreaks around the world before they develop into health emergencies. The team also conducts rigorous operational research to improve epidemic preparedness. Funded by UK aid from the Department of Health and Social Care, it supports low- and middle-income countries in investigating and responding to disease […]

Support for UNRWA’s survival

Support for UNRWA’s survival 159 scholars and scientists, including Crises Centre Director’s Karl Blanchet and Jennifer Palmer, other members, and other LSHTM academics have just signed a letter published last night in The Lancet, calling for support for UNRWA’s survival in the face of funding cuts from the current US administration. “The United Nations Relief […]

The Cost of Fear: Humanitarian Crises in the Age of Anxiety: 2018 Pumphandle Lecture

The John Snow Society has announced their 2018 Pumphandle Lecture, The Cost of Fear: Humanitarian Crises in the Age of Anxiety On Sept. 06, 2018 commencing at 17:30 in the John Snow Theatre at LSHTM, Dr Joanne Liu will give the MSF view from the field. With patients and humanitarians increasingly painted as threats, how can […]