Partnering for Change: Chronic Care in Humanitarian Crises

Next week in Copenhagen, global leaders in health in humanitarian crises will gather to launch a new initiative on non-communicable disease Centre Director Karl Blanchet will give a keynote speech after a welcoming remarks from Martin Hermann, State Secretary for Development Policy from the Danish Ministry¬†of Foreign Affairs. Other speakers are Peter Maurer, ICRC President, […]

Missing Maps Mapathon @ LSHTM

What is the Missing Maps Project? The Missing Maps Project aims to map the most crisis-prone parts of the developing world using satellite photographs. These maps are utilized by a variety of organizations to aid in natural disaster response and public health research. The Mapathon will take place at LSHTM Keppel Street (Refectory) from 17:30-21:00 […]

Eastern Ghouta: A new Sarajevo. Again and again!

Following the dramatic situation in Eastern Ghouta, Karl Blanchet, Director of the Health in Humanitarian Crisis Centre, has issued the following statement: I am shocked and horrified by the persistent attacks and bombings on civilians in Eastern Ghouta. The 400,000 civilians living in this enclave in the periphery of Damascus have experienced four days of […]