Past Events

The Cost of Fear: Humanitarian Crises in the Age of Anxiety: 2018 Pumphandle Lecture

The John Snow Society has announced their 2018 Pumphandle Lecture, The Cost of Fear: Humanitarian Crises in the Age of Anxiety On Sept. 06, 2018 commencing at 17:30 in the John Snow Theatre at LSHTM, Dr Joanne Liu will give the MSF view from the field. With patients and humanitarians increasingly painted as threats, how can […]

Annual Summer Project Preview

Date: Thursday 16 August 2018 Time: 10:00 – 16:00 Venue: Jerry Morris B, Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH The Crises Centre’s MSc students will be presenting a preview of their summer research projects. Come for all or part of the day to hear about their research, and give support and advice before project deadlines. Examples […]

HHCC Annual General Meeting

Date: Thursday, 19 Jul 2018 Time: 10 am – 1 pm Venue: LG81, Keppel Street The HHCC will hold its annual general meeting on the 19th of July from 10am to 1pm. This will be a great opportunity for all members to get together, get an update on the Centre’s activities, reflect on our work […]

In Another Life: Film Screening

Date: June 21st 2018 Time: 17:30-20:30 Venue: John Snow, LSHTM, Keppel Street About: The Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre and Between Borders are jointly hosting this film screening of ‘In Another Life’. It will be followed by a Q&A with actors Yousef Jubeh and Adam Wittek, facilitated by Annie Holmes. From the filmmakers: After being forced to flee war-torn Syria, Adnan […]

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, […]

The Public Health Minister of Afghanistan at LSHTM [recording online]

  Humanitarian Perspectives Annual Lecture 2018 “Health Gains in a Mix of Conflict and Development” Dr Ferozuddin Feroz, Public Health Minister of Afghanistan, will deliver the Centre’s “Humanitarian Perspectives” annual lecture which focuses on the work of outstanding individuals who improve the health and well-being of populations in times of crisis. His Excellency Dr Feroz […]

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, […]

Conflict and Health: Student Research seminar

Date: April 12th, 2018 Time: 12:45 – 14:00 Venue: John Snow B, Keppel Street About: This seminar is an occasion for MSc students interested in health interventions in humanitarian and conflict settings to share their experiences and reflections in a dynamic setting with other students and staff members of the Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre. Current presentations include: Exploring […]

Diphtheria outbreaks in Yemen and in the Rohingya refugee camp: A failure of public health systems or humanitarian response? [recording online]

Speaker: Ngozi Erondu Institution: LSHTM Date: March 27, 2018 Time: 12:45 – 1:45 Venue: LG80, Keppel Street Abstract: Diphtheria, a disease that we have vaccinated against since the 1940s, recently ressurged in both Bangladesh and Yemen refugee camps. Ngozi will share and discuss what health system factors led to these outbreaks and what could have been done within the humanitarian response efforts to prevent them. Biography: Ngozi Erondu specialises in […]