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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.

May 12th Debate Recording

The Bloomsbury Humanitarian Debate on Evidence has been recorded and is available here.

Next Bloomsbury Humanitarian Debate

Why should the World Humanitarian Summit focus on evidence-based approaches? Organised by London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Birkbeck College Date: Thursday 12 May 2016 Time: 5:30 pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK More information here.

EmpowerHack Health LDN: building e-health solutions for a mobile population.

EmpowerHack Health LDN: building e-health solutions for a mobile population