Karl Blanchet TEDTalk

French recipes to navigate in complex health systems | Karl Blanchet | TEDxLSHTM Karl Blanchet believes it is important to distinguish between the complicated and complex. In this talk he explains three key elements: information, decisions and social networks that allow people to respond more quickly in changing environments and allow health systems to thrive. […]

Crisis Group Student Email List

For those who have missed the Crisis Group student meeting on November 2nd and who are willing to join the student email list and volunteer for the group. Join the list here!

Audio Podcast: Tejendra Pherali from the UCL Institute for Education – Talk on Syrian Refugees at the LIDC Conference

Tejendra Pherali from the UCL Institute of Education is talking about the results of a study conducted with Karl Blanchet on Syrian refugees at the LIDC Conference. Audio Podcast here.

Funding Opportunities: Said Foundation Scholarships 2016-2017

New scholarships available to study a London-based or distance learning Master’s degree at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. The School is pleased to announce new scholarships from its partner the Said Foundation. The Foundation seeks to improve the life chances of children and young people by providing them with opportunities to receive […]

LSHTM Crises staff member Joshua Mendelsohn now based at Pace University

LSHTM Crises staff member Joshua Mendelsohn will now be based at Pace University in New York City. Josh will continue on as Module Organizer for the DL Conflict & Health module at LSHTM. He will be developing research collaborations on global health, HIV and crises research. For those interested, please get in touch with Josh […]

Upcoming event: European Refugee Crisis Event – 29 October 2015

Refugees in Europe: whose crisis is it? in the series Bloomsbury Humanitarian Debate organised with ECOHOST Date: Thursday 29 October 2015 Time: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Seminar Speakers: Leigh Daynes (Executive Director, Doctors of the World) Olumide Popoola (Writer, […]

Interview in DevEx about Syria

Interview of Karl Blanchet and Tejendra Pherali (UCL Institute of Education) about their current study related to the Syrian context: How to move from theory to practice on Syria’s refugee crisis

Crises seminar 8 Sept on the production of ’emergency’ in Ebola

Come listen to the LSHTM Public Health in Humanitarian Crises Group seminar: What emergency produces: Ebola and its artefacts Speakers: Frédéric Le Marcis, Veronica Gomez-Temesio & Sylvain Landry Faye Institution: Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, University of Montreal & University of Dakar Date: Tues 8th Sept 2015 Time: 16:30 – 18:00 Venue: LSHTM Keppel St, […]

Dimagi mHealth Presentation Slides

The presentation slides for the Public Health in Humanitarian Crises Group seminar on mHealth, held on 24 June 2015 at LSHTM and given by Mohini Bhavsar from Dimagi, can be found by clicking on the link below. Presentation: Dimagi-CommCare LSHTM mHealth Seminar – 2015.6.24 “Mobile technology to save children’s lives in low income countries: experience from […]

Crises seminar 6 July on Fertility in eastern DRC

Come listen to a joint LSHTM seminar of the Public Health in Humanitarian Crises Group & the Maternal, Adolescent, Reproductive & Child Health (MARCH) Centre: Fertility under assault: Natality in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo in a time of conflict Speaker: Prof. Meredeth Turshen Institution: Rutgers University Date: Mon 6th July 2015 Time: 12:45-2:00 Venue: […]