Seminars

Humanitarian Responses Across Time

Humanitarian Responses Across Time Better medicine, worse surveillance, and the same structural barriers Date: 8th March, 2019 Time: 12:45-13:45 PM Venue: Manson Theatre, Keppel St, LSHTM In the aftermath of the Rwandan Civil War, a cholera outbreak arose among Rwandan refugees in the town of Goma in neighboring Zaire. An estimated 50,000 deaths occurred from cholera, dysentery and […]

Measuring Mortality in War: South Sudan

*** The Health in Humanitarian Crises Seminar Series *** South Sudan: Measuring Mortality in War Date: 13th November, 2018 Time: 5:30pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre B, Keppel St, LSHTM The conflict in South Sudan has led to nearly 400,000 excess deaths since it began in 2013, with around half of the lives lost through violence, according to […]

Human Rights in Global Health: Rights-Based Governance for a Globalizing World

*** The Health in Humanitarian Crises Seminar Series *** Human Rights in Global Health: Rights-Based Governance for a Globalizing World Date: 25th September, 2018 Time: 5:30pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre   Summary: This panel discussion analyses the evolving relationship between human rights, global governance, and public health, examining an expansive set of international organizations that employ human rights […]