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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.

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 available here

Date: Thursday, 15th December 2016

Time: 5:30pm – 7:00pm

Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre

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