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Afghanistan: 15 years of contracting out health services

Speaker: Egbert Sondorp Date: Thursday, June 8th, 2017 Time: 12:45- 1:45pm Venue: LG80, Keppel Street, LSHTM  Abstract: As of 2002, Afghanistan entered a unique, novel ‘experiment’ by contracting out the provision of all primary health care services to national and international NGOs, with the Ministry of Public Health in the role of steward, setting policies […]

Launch of the Lancet Series on Health in Humanitarian Crises

Launch of the Lancet Series on Health in Humanitarian Crises Date: Friday 9 June 2017 Time: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Launch There are critical gaps in knowledge and practice in health sector responses in humanitarian crises. This event will […]

War Zone Surgery by David Nott

UPDATE: recording of this event can be found here War Zone Surgery in the series Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre Date: Tuesday 6 June 2017 Time: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Venue: John Snow Lecure Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Seminar Speaker(s): David Nott, David Nott Foundation Health in […]

HHCC Seminar Series: An insider’s perspective on health in the Syrian conflict: Humanitarian response and a health system in crisis

UPDATE: The recording from the seminar is available here and the slides shared during the presentation is accessible here  HHCC Seminar Series: An insider’s perspective on health in the Syrian conflict: Humanitarian response and a health system in crisis Speaker: Dr. Abdulkarim Ekzayez Date: Thursday 27 April 2017 Time: 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm Venue: LG80, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E […]

The Crises Centre in the news

Articles in Reuters, Daily Mail, Channel News Asia and VOA about “Study shows healthcare in Syria now a target of war” with a comment from Karl Blanchet supporting the importance of such a study published by our colleagues from American University of Beirut.

MOOC: A great success

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 […]

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

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.