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ICRC Symposium: Health in Fragile States

ICRC organises a two-day symposium Global Partnerships for Humanitarian Impact and Innovation in Lausanne where Karl Blanchet will give a talk on rehabilitation in emergencies and chair a session on mHealth.

CARA fellowships for academics at risk of persecution

The Council for At-Risk Academics (CARA), provides support to academics and scientists fleeing from discrimination, persecution, suffering and violence in some of the world’s most dangerous places. The aim is to protect such people and preserve their invaluable knowledge and skills. This support usually involves the placement of academics in university posts throughout the UK and […]

EmpowerHackHEALTH April 8-10

LSHTM and the Crisis Group will be hosting a global EmpowerHackHEALTH hackathon on April 8-10, where 40-50 developers will develop applications for refugee health (with strong focus on the Europe crisis). Empowerhack http://empowerhack.io/ is focused on supporting women and girls in crisis and humanitarian contexts through design and technology — they focus on creating tangible solutions and services […]