Seminars

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 […]

A Present Day Battle Against Cholera in Dhaka [recording online]

Date: June 4th 2018 Time: 12:00-13:00 Venue: John Snow A, LSHTM, Keppel Street   About: The risk for cholera infection is >100 times higher for household contacts of cholera patients the week after they seek hospital care than it is for the general population. This is likely because of poor water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) […]