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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 […]

Migration and health – where’s the global leadership?

LANCET & LSHTM GLOBAL HEALTH LAB Migration and health – where’s the global leadership? Date: Tuesday 18 October 2016 Time: 5:15 pm – 6:45 pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Chair(s): Martin McKee (LSHTM) and Richard Horton (Lancet) There are unprecedented numbers of refugees and other migrants around […]

Crises seminar: Refugees & minority communities in Malaysia

A recording of this event can be found HERE

A Seminar of the LSHTM Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre:

Human Rights, Civic Empowerment and Minority Communities: Advocating for Better Healthcare in Malaysia
Speaker: Yusralhakim
Institution: Independent activist
Date: Fri 14th Oct 2016
Time: 12:45 – 13:45
Venue: LSHTM, Keppel St, Manson lecture theatre

Medicine, History, and the Humanitarian Response

Medicine, History, and the Humanitarian Response 22 September @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm, Mansion Theatre, LSHTM   How have our knowledge, technology, and actions shaped health throughout history? Join this dynamic panel of experts, hosted by the Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre, to discuss the evolution of medicine, with highlights on the impact of […]

Crises seminar: Crises student summer project showcase

A recording of this seminar is available here

Come listen to a seminar of the LSHTM Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre:

Health in Humanitarian Crises MSc student summer project showcase
Speakers: Katie McClain, Jessica Petz, Adrian Rabe, Abubakr Bakri
Institutions: LSHTM
Date: Fri 26th Aug 2016
Time: 12:00 – 13:00
Venue: LSHTM, Keppel St, LG24

Symposium 2016: NCDs in humanitarian settings

Symposium 2016: NCDs in humanitarian settings (in conjunction with Centre for Global NCDs and MSF) Organised by: LSHTM Centre for Global NCDs, The Centre for Health and Social Change (ECOHOST) and Médecins Sans Frontières Date: Friday, September 2, 2016 Time: 09:00 to 19:00 GMT Location: The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London […]

Statement of Commitments from Humanitarian Scholars at WHS

Statement of Commitments from Humanitarian Scholars at World Humanitarian Summit 26.5.2016 Istanbul, Turkey – The future of effective responses to humanitarian crises depends on developing a strong base of knowledge about current emergencies, future threats and their contexts; the populations affected by these emergencies; and the legal frameworks, institutions and interventions that seek to meet […]

World’s first humanitarian summit: a ‘fig-leaf of good intentions’ that won’t help the poorest

Karl Blanchet published an article in The Conversation about the World Humanitarian Summit bringing a critical view. The article is available here.