On the ground in Rohingya refugee camps: Tackling Diptheria

Infectious diseases have been sweeping through the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh for months, including diptheria. Chrissy Alcock, a student at LSHTM, has been on the ground since December as part of the UK Emergency Medical Team. In this blog, she shares what it is like working on a team to help support local capacity in dealing with such a humanitarian crises.

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Chrissy Alcock is currently undertaking a MSc in Public Health for Development here at LSHTM. To learn about this and other programs of study in this field, click here.