Seminars

Conflict, Displacement and Mental Health

The Global Mental Health Seminar Series presents: Conflict, Displacement and Mental Health Date: Wednesday 15th March 2017 Time: 6:15 – 7:45 pm Venue: Manson Lecture Theatre, Keppel Street Building, LSHTM About the Seminar: The past decade has seen humanitarian events that are unparalleled in the magnitude of public health catastrophe. There are currently over 21 million displaced forced migrants. […]

Seminar: War, Refugees and Health

War, Refugees and Health Hosted by KCL-LSHTM Critical Global Health Work-in-Progress Seminar Series Date: Tuesday 21 February 2017 Time: 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Venue: Jenny Roberts Room, LSHTM, 15-17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK Type of event: Seminar Jointly organised by King’s College London (KCL) and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical […]

Seminar: Leishmaniasis in the Syrian Conflict

Leishmaniasis in the Syrian Conflict in the series Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre Date: Thursday 2 February 2017 Time: 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm Venue: LG8, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Seminar Speaker: Alice Cowley Abstract: Cutaneous leishmaniasis is one of the the most reported communicable diseases in Syria. Without […]

Global Health Security in Crises Affected Countries

Speaker: Richard Garfield Date: February 13th, 2017 Time: 12:45 – 1:45 Venue: LG81, Keppel Street Abstract: The Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) are the 19 programs that comprise the core of public health capacity for countries, as agreed by an international coalition of organizations.  Some 20 national assessments have been carried out in the last […]

Seminar: Global Health Security in Crises Affected Countries

*** A seminar of the LSHTM Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre *** Global Health Security in Crises Affected Countries Speaker: Richard Garfield Institution: LSHTM Date: February 13th, 2017 Time: 12:45 – 1:45 Venue: LG8, Keppel Street   Abstract: The Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) are the 19 programs that comprise the core of public health […]

Innovations to improve maternal and newborn death surveillance to better respond to future Ebola outbreaks

Date: Tuesday 17 January 2017 Time: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Seminar Chair(s): Dr Sara L Nam, Global MDSR Action Network – Eviden   Recently, the Ebola outbreak in West Africa hit the poorest hardest. The three countries most affected […]

An introduction to the newly launched UK Public Health Rapid Support Team.

Live Stream/recording of the event can be viewed HERE Date: Thursday, 15th December 2016 Time: 5:30pm – 7:00pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre Ebola shook the world and highlighted the need for the international community to develop a system of rapid support for disease outbreaks. In response the UK Government has provided funding for the […]

A novel, efficient method for estimating the prevalence of acute malnutrition in resource-constrained and crisis-affected settings

Speaker: Severine Frison Institution: LSHTM Date: Wednesday, 30th November, 2016 Time: 12:45 – 1:45 Venue: LSHTM, 15-17 Tavistock Pl, Jerry Morris Room B Abstract: The assessment of the prevalence of acute malnutrition in children under five is widely used for the detection of emergencies, planning interventions, advocacy, and monitoring and evaluation. This study examined PROBIT […]

Non-communicable Diseases in Humanitarian Settings Symposium

Thank you for participating in the Médecins Sans Frontières/London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine symposium on improving care of people with non-communicable diseases in humanitarian settings. Please take a look at the videos and slides from the day.

Crises seminar: Refugees & minority communities in Malaysia

UPDATE: recording of this event can be found HERE Come listen to 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 […]