Blogs

A New Journey: Setting priorities for healthcare in Afghanistan

A New Journey: Setting priorities for healthcare in Afghanistan by Karl Blanchet I have just arrived back from the cold mountain city of Kabul, where I was working at the Afghan Ministry of Public Health. This week was an important step in a year and a half long process of health system reformation – on […]

Humanitarian Research Evidence in the UK Parliament

written by Emilie Finch. Emilie is studying for her MSc Public Health at LSHTM, and is a Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre student representative. On November 22nd a group of politicians, NGO representatives, academics and a few lucky students from LSHTM gathered in the Houses of Parliament for the launch of ‘Using Research Evidence in […]

Mental health and psychosocial support must be at the core of humanitarian NCD programmes

“The global epidemic of physical noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) is occurring at a time when more people are affected by humanitarian crisis than ever before. The Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) NCD programme in Irbid (north Jordan) has served Syrian refugees and the host Jordanian population since 2014. One of the principle themes to emerge from a […]