Past Events

Improving evidence-based decision-making and accountability in humanitarian response: Opportunities from the RECAP project

Date: Mon, 6 Nov 2017 Time: 5.30-7pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, Keppel Street The session was recorded and is available to view   Summary: Bayard Roberts will provide an overview of the new ‘RECAP’ project. This project seeks to strengthen the use of research and research capacity building to help improve decision-making and accountability in humanitarian […]

Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre – Student Group Meeting

Date: Monday 23rd October Time: 13.00- 14.00 Venue: Room LG81. Keppel Street Are you an MSc student with experience or interest in health in humanitarian crises? We invite you to join the LSHTM Health and Humanitarian Crises Centre Student Group! Please join us for the first meeting at lunchtime on Monday 23rd October, where you […]

Child refugees in Calais

Lunchtime event to support child refugees in Calais, Weds 18th October, 12.30pm, LG7 (Keppel St) Nearly one year ago the Calais “jungle” was demolished, yet hundreds of child refugees are still sleeping rough and are at risk of violence from police and abuse from traffickers. We are expecting a debate in Parliament on this issue on […]

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 This session was recorded and is available to view    Overview: Case studies of research and good practice from around the world   Full programme is available on the event’s Eventbrite page   […]

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. This session was recorded and is available to view

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 […]