Seminars

A Present Day Battle Against Cholera in Dhaka [recording online]

Date: June 4th 2018 Time: 12:00-13:00 Venue: John Snow A, LSHTM, Keppel Street   About: The risk for cholera infection is >100 times higher for household contacts of cholera patients the week after they seek hospital care than it is for the general population. This is likely because of poor water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) […]

ALIMA (Alliance for International Medical Action) – Nutrition Innovation and Research

Nutrition Innovation and Research Date: May 25th, 2018 Time: 12:45 – 14:00 Venue: LG81, Lucas Room Biography:  Kevin Phelan is the senior nutrition advisor for the Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA), and a member of ALIMA’s Operational and Medical Support Unit that develops and documents operational research and translates this research into improved practice. Before joining ALIMA, […]

Refugees and Trees: Why tree leaves are not famine food and natural resources matter to refugees

Date: May 9th, 2018 Time: 12:45 – 13:45 Venue: LG24, Keppel Street About: Since 2016, over a million refugees from South Sudan have fled into one of Uganda’s poorest regions. Initially they were welcomed, but the influx has caused immense pressure on natural resources, particularly the need for firewood. This had grave consequences for the availability of water, […]