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The Cost of Fear: Humanitarian Crises in the Age of Anxiety: 2018 Pumphandle Lecture

The John Snow Society has announced their 2018 Pumphandle Lecture, The Cost of Fear: Humanitarian Crises in the Age of Anxiety On Sept. 06, 2018 commencing at 17:30 in the John Snow Theatre at LSHTM, Dr Joanne Liu will give the MSF view from the field. With patients and humanitarians increasingly painted as threats, how can […]

HHCC Annual General Meeting

Date: Thursday, 19 Jul 2018 Time: 10 am – 1 pm Venue: LG81, Keppel Street The HHCC will hold its annual general meeting on the 19th of July from 10am to 1pm. This will be a great opportunity for all members to get together, get an update on the Centre’s activities, reflect on our work […]

From the Boat people to Aquarius: how we lost our sense of humanity

by Karl Blanchet | London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine   It seems that national laws have now become more powerful that the international humanitarian law and even a sense of humanity. In the 1970s and 1980s, I remember seeing images of Vietnamese people fleeing violence in their country (the war and later on ethnic tensions) […]