Seminars

Human Rights in Global Health: Rights-Based Governance for a Globalizing World

*** The Health in Humanitarian Crises Seminar Series *** Human Rights in Global Health: Rights-Based Governance for a Globalizing World Date: 25th September, 2018 Time: 5:30pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre   Summary: This panel discussion analyses the evolving relationship between human rights, global governance, and public health, examining an expansive set of international organizations that employ human rights […]

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, […]