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The Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre brings together researchers across the School to focus on improving the health of populations affected by humanitarian crises through quality research, teaching, consultancy, training and dissemination of objective, evidence-based information.

Welcome to the Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre

The Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre brings together multi-disciplinary researchers and practitioners from across the School, other academic institutions, NGOs, governments and United Nations agencies to focus on improving the health of populations affected by humanitarian crises through quality research, teaching, consultancy, training and dissemination of objective, evidence-based information.

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Researching the Impact of Attacks on Healthcare (RIAH)

Global consensus shows attacks on health in conflict threaten the sanctity of healthcare, disrespect the right to such, and violate international law. However, existing evidence is restricted. The Crises Centre is part of a new consortium of researchers looking to understand the nature, frequency, scale, and impact of attacks on healthcare in conflict. [image: flickr/nerdcoreblog]

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Free online course on Health in Humanitarian Crises

LSHTM's Health in Humanitarian Crises free online course opened in early 2019. Over the course of 3 weeks, you will discover the health needs of those affected by humanitarian crises, challenges of delivering healthcare, and what we must do next. Our last timed session had more than 15,000 learners and over 190 countries and territories represented worldwide - register now!

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RECAP: Strengthening Research Capacity and Capability

RECAP’s vision is to strengthen research capacity and capability, to generate knowledge for improving decision-making and accountability. This will help support preparedness and response to humanitarian crises and epidemics. The project focuses on the sectors of health and protection with six work streams and four capacity building ones.

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