Blogs

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 […]

Elimination programming in the refugee context

“Different things can kill you at any time”, said a South Sudan refugee in a recent article published in Conflict and Health which identified the key challenges to equitably integrating refugees into government sleeping sickness surveillance. Read more Jennifer Palmer 12 Dec 2017

HEW2017 and the state of evidence-based practice in humanitarian crises: Opportunities from the RECAP project.

On Monday 6th November, the Health in Humanitarian Crisis Centre at LSHTM hosted a panel discussion as part of Humanitarian Evidence Week (HEW17) – an initiative led by Evidence Aid – which highlights topics related to generation, use and dissemination of evidence in the humanitarian sector. The panel discussion was chaired by Jeroen Jansen, of […]