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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: […]

Crises seminar 8 June on work of Hand in Hand for Syria

Come listen to the Public Health in Humanitarian Crises Group seminar: Delivering medical aid into an area of conflict: Reflections from Syria Speaker: Omar Gabbar Institution: Hand in Hand for Syria Date: Mon 8th June 2015 Time: 12:45-2:00 Venue: LSHTM Room LG7, Keppel St http://www.lshtm.ac.uk/aboutus/contact/location.html Abstract: Delivering aid and supporting medical facilities in areas of […]

Crises seminar 24 June on mobile applications for IMCI

Come listen to the Public Health in Humanitarian Crises Group seminar: Mobile technology to save children’s lives in low income countries: experience from Burkina Faso & India Speaker: Mohini Bhavsar Institution: Dimaji Date: Wed 24th June 2015 Time: 12:45-2:00 Venue: LSHTM Jerry Morris B seminar room, 15-17 Tavistock Pl (**note venue change**) http://www.lshtm.ac.uk/aboutus/contact/location.html Abstract: Dimagi has […]

Next: June 22nd – Next Bloomsbury Debate

Securitisation of aid in the series Bloomsbury Humanitarian Debate Date: Monday 22 June 2015 Time: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre A, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Debate Chair(s): Fiona Campbell, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Securitisation of aid: where does it leave humanitarian […]