Lectures

Book Launch: Humanitarian Action and Ethics – the Virtues of ‘Ethical’ Experience

Book Launch: Humanitarian Action and Ethics – the Virtues of ‘Ethical’ Experience Date: 15th March, 2019 Time: 17:30-19:00 Venue: John Snow A, Keppel St, LSHTM In this panel, we reflect on the recently published edited volume of Humanitarian Action and Ethics. Humanitarian Action and Ethics aimed to create a space to bring forth ethical reflections from the humanitarian […]

Humanitarian Responses Across Time

Humanitarian Responses Across Time Better medicine, worse surveillance, and the same structural barriers Date: 8th March, 2019 Time: 12:45-13:45 PM Venue: Manson Theatre, Keppel St, LSHTM In the aftermath of the Rwandan Civil War, a cholera outbreak arose among Rwandan refugees in the town of Goma in neighboring Zaire. An estimated 50,000 deaths occurred from cholera, dysentery and […]

Measuring Mortality in War: South Sudan

*** The Health in Humanitarian Crises Seminar Series *** South Sudan: Measuring Mortality in War Date: 13th November, 2018 Time: 5:30pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre B, Keppel St, LSHTM The conflict in South Sudan has led to nearly 400,000 excess deaths since it began in 2013, with around half of the lives lost through violence, according to […]