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Bloomsbury Humanitarian Debates. Syria: Accessing those in need. 5 February 2013.

Bloomsbury Humanitarian Debates Title: Syria – Accessing those in need Panel Members: Professor Gilbert Achcar, Professor of Development Studies and International Relations, SOAS, University of London Sean Maguire, ICRC Spokesperson, International Committee of the Red Cross, Mission to the United Kingdom. Jonathan Whittall, Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders Date: Tuesday 5 February 2013 […]

Book launch: Band-aid for a broken leg by Damien Brown (current Masters student at LSHTM), 29 January 2013

Date: Tuesday 29th of January Time: 5.30pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre (LSHTM), followed by reception. Band-aid for a broken leg is a powerful, heart-breaking, surprisingly funny, honest and ultimately uplifting account of life on the medical frontline, and a moving testimony of the work done by Medecins Sans Frontieres and the extraordinary and sometimes eccentric […]

Sir John Holmes helps launch the Public Health in Humanitarian Crises Group

By Musa Yousuf, DrPH Candidate Tuesday 20 November saw the official launch of the Public Health in Humanitarian Crises Group – a research group focussed on improving the public health of populations affected by armed conflict or natural disasters. The launch event was well attended by staff, students and guests. Sir John Holmes delivered a […]