Past events

Research in Humanitarian Crises: LSHTM Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre & UK Public Health Rapid Support Team joint event

Date: Friday 22 September 2017 Time: 9:00 am to 10:30 am Venue: Manson Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street London, WC1E 7HT, UK   Overview: Case studies of research and good practice from around the world   Full programme is available on the event’s Eventbrite page   Admission: This event is free and open to all, […]

The future of humanitarian health: six problems and six proposals

Talk by Francesco Checchi, Professor of Epidemiology & International Health Tuesday 19 September at 5.15 pm John Snow Lecture Theatre, followed by a drinks reception in the South Courtyard Café. Livestream link: https://panopto.lshtm.ac.uk/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=7c42da4d-0aaf-4870-85fd-95d112111

Ebola in Guinea: How the outbreak and response differed to neighbouring West Africa nations

Date: Tuesday 11 July 2017 Time: 4:30pm to 6:30pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street London, WC1E 7HT, UK   Overview: The global effort to respond to the 2014-2016 Ebola outbreak was visibly partitioned by colonial-era ties with aid and support flowing from the United Kingdom to Sierra Leone, the United States to […]

HHCC Seminar Series: Use of Illicit Drugs among Young Adults in a Post-Conflict Society, Kosovo 2002-2013

Speaker: Dafina Mucaj Date: Wednesday 21 June 2017 Time: 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm Venue: John Snow A, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Seminar Overview: The use of illicit drugs is a major public health issue worldwide and has become a serious problem in Kosovo. This study aims at understanding the trends of illicit drug use […]

Launch of the Lancet Series on Health in Humanitarian Crises

Launch of the Lancet Series on Health in Humanitarian Crises Date: Friday 9 June 2017 Time: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Launch There are critical gaps in knowledge and practice in health sector responses in humanitarian crises. This event will […]

Afghanistan: 15 years of contracting out health services

Speaker: Egbert Sondorp Date: Thursday, June 8th, 2017 Time: 12:45- 1:45pm Venue: LG80, Keppel Street, LSHTM  Abstract: As of 2002, Afghanistan entered a unique, novel ‘experiment’ by contracting out the provision of all primary health care services to national and international NGOs, with the Ministry of Public Health in the role of steward, setting policies […]

War Zone Surgery by David Nott

UPDATE: recording of this event can be found here War Zone Surgery in the series Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre Date: Tuesday 6 June 2017 Time: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Venue: John Snow Lecure Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Seminar Speaker(s): David Nott, David Nott Foundation Health in […]

Missing Maps Mapathon

Missing Maps Mapathon Venue: LSHTM Keppel Street (Refectory) Date: Friday, 12th May 2017 Time:18:00 – 21:00 For LSHTM staff and students only. Schedule Mapping will be ongoing throughout the event. 17:30-18:00 Registration & set-up 18:00-18:10 Introduction to Missing Maps 18:10-18:40 ID Editor Training 19:30 Lightning talk & pizza 20:45 End of day presentation and mapping progress talk FAQs What is […]

HHCC Seminar Series: An insider’s perspective on health in the Syrian conflict: Humanitarian response and a health system in crisis

UPDATE: The recording from the seminar is available here and the slides shared during the presentation is accessible here  HHCC Seminar Series: An insider’s perspective on health in the Syrian conflict: Humanitarian response and a health system in crisis Speaker: Dr. Abdulkarim Ekzayez Date: Thursday 27 April 2017 Time: 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm Venue: LG80, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E […]

The Ongoing Iraq War: Impacts on Gender, Health, and Society

Marcia Inhorn Yale University Monday, March 27, 4:15-6pm Manson Theatre, Keppel Street, LSHTM    Marcia C. Inhorn, PhD, MPH, is the William K. Lanman, Jr. Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs in the Department of Anthropology and The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale University. A specialist on Middle […]