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HHCC in Huffington Post

Health in Humanitarian Crises — What I Have Learned So Far article from Najma Khorrami.

Global Health Security in Crises Affected Countries

Speaker: Richard Garfield Date: February 13th, 2017 Time: 12:45 – 1:45 Venue: LG81, Keppel Street Abstract: The Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) are the 19 programs that comprise the core of public health capacity for countries, as agreed by an international coalition of organizations.  Some 20 national assessments have been carried out in the last […]

War surgery article on CNN

Karl Blanchet interviewed by Meera Senthilingam, CNN, in her article about David Nott and war surgery. Read more on Medics on the front line: The man making Syria’s surgical heroes.

Refugee Crisis: Europe Must Find a Humane and Dignified Response

Helena Legido-Quigley from LSHTM has published an expert comment for the Chaltham House on the Refugee Crisis and is available here.

We are University of the Year 2016

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has been awarded the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) ‘University of the Year’ award for 2016. The School was the judges’ unanimous choice for the award, given in recognition of its response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa in 2014/15. The judges praised the School for putting […]

An introduction to the newly launched UK Public Health Rapid Support Team.

Live Stream/recording of the event can be viewed HERE Date: Thursday, 15th December 2016 Time: 5:30pm – 7:00pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre Ebola shook the world and highlighted the need for the international community to develop a system of rapid support for disease outbreaks. In response the UK Government has provided funding for the […]

A novel, efficient method for estimating the prevalence of acute malnutrition in resource-constrained and crisis-affected settings

Speaker: Severine Frison Institution: LSHTM Date: Wednesday, 30th November, 2016 Time: 12:45 – 1:45 Venue: LSHTM, 15-17 Tavistock Pl, Jerry Morris Room B Abstract: The assessment of the prevalence of acute malnutrition in children under five is widely used for the detection of emergencies, planning interventions, advocacy, and monitoring and evaluation. This study examined PROBIT […]

Non-communicable Diseases in Humanitarian Settings Symposium

Thank you for participating in the Médecins Sans Frontières/London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine symposium on improving care of people with non-communicable diseases in humanitarian settings. Please take a look at the videos and slides from the day.

Launch of the Health and Humanitarian Crisis 2016/17 Student Volunteer Group

Date: Friday 4 November Time: 12.45-13.45 Venue: LG9 – Bradford Hill Room in Keppel Street If you are an MSc student with experience or interest in health in humanitarian crises, we invite you to join the LSHTM Health and Humanitarian Crisis 2016/17 Student Volunteers Group! Please join us for the first meeting on Friday 4th […]

Researching Gender-Based Violence: Methods and Meaning

Researching Gender Based Violence: Methods and Meaning led by the Gender Violence and Health Centre at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in London from 13-17 February 2017.   Because of the substantial interest and extremely positive feedback we received over the past five years, we are happy to offer this course again in […]