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SIPRI meeting on Health as a Peace Dividend

Bayard Roberts and Gunilla Backman from the Humanitarian Crises Group participated in the ‘Expert Meeting on Health as a Peace Dividend’ in Stockholm on 5-16 December 2011 run by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute’s Global Health and Security Programme.

Lectures at IMMEC

Lucy Reynolds from the Humanitarian Crises Group successfully delivered two lectures at the Military Medical Engagement in Indigenous Health Systems Course (IMMEC) organised by the British Forces: One lecture on epidemiology of humanitarian crises and a second one on Civil and Military Cooperation: a view from the other side.

Collaboration with Harvard School of Public Health

Karl Blanchet contributed to the Advanced Training on Humanitarian Action, co-hosted by Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research (HPCR) at Harvard School of Public Health and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) in Harnosand, Sweden. The course took plave on October 19th. Further ideas for collaboration between the two centres were shared.