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Solidarity with Turkish Academics

As academics, we are concerned about the lack of freedom of movement and expression currently being experienced by our peers in Turkey. The mass crackdown initiated by the government following the coup attempt has touched every sector including universities. About 1,577 Deans (department heads) of University have been asked to resign in addition to 21,000 […]

Extreme Measures: Healthcare in Iraq Today – A Need for Reconciliation

Extreme Measures: Healthcare in Iraq Today A Need for Reconciliation  By Katie McClain Health Policy, Planning and Financing MSc Candidate   Iraq is the focus of many news stories, but these often overlook the basic human needs of the local people.  This past Wednesday, January 27, a large group LSHTM students huddled into a crowded […]

Blog post following the Bloomsbury Humanitarian Debate on the refugee crisis by Annie Holmes

“Refugees in Europe: Whose Crisis?”   To answer that question with another: who shows up for a panel with this title? It turns out that a lot of people do. The largest lecture hall at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) was packed on the evening of 29 October 2015, for the […]