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Research on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Humanitarian Settings

Date: June 21st, 2018 Time: 16:00 – 17:00, followed by a drinks reception Venue: Robin Murray A&B, IoPPN Main Building, De Crespigny Park, SE5 8AF   About: There have been important increases in the quantity and quality of research on mental health and psychosocial support activities in humanitarian crises. However, major gaps remain in the data and evidence around […]

A Present Day Battle Against Cholera in Dhaka

Date: June 4th 2018 Time: 12:00-13:00 Venue: John Snow A, LSHTM, Keppel Street   About: The risk for cholera infection is >100 times higher for household contacts of cholera patients the week after they seek hospital care than it is for the general population. This is likely because of poor water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) […]

ALIMA (Alliance for International Medical Action) – Nutrition Innovation and Research

Nutrition Innovation and Research Date: May 25th, 2018 Time: 12:45 – 14:00 Venue: LG81, Lucas Room Biography:  Kevin Phelan is the senior nutrition advisor for the Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA), and a member of ALIMA’s Operational and Medical Support Unit that develops and documents operational research and translates this research into improved practice. Before joining ALIMA, […]