Past Events

Evidence-based humanitarian action

Evidence-based humanitarian action Is the humanitarian sector serious about evidence? Date: 28th March, 2019 Time: 18:00-20:00 PM CET Venue: Graduate Institute of International and Development studies, Geneva An event organised by the CERAH, Centre d’Enseignement et de Recherche en Action Humanitaire, Geneva The 2016 humanitarian “Grand Bargain” recognised the need to increase effectiveness in the humanitarian ecosystem […]

Book Launch: Humanitarian Action and Ethics – the Virtues of ‘Ethical’ Experience

Book Launch: Humanitarian Action and Ethics – the Virtues of ‘Ethical’ Experience Date: 15th March, 2019 Time: 17:30-19:00 Venue: John Snow A, Keppel St, LSHTM In this panel, we reflect on the recently published edited volume of Humanitarian Action and Ethics. Humanitarian Action and Ethics aimed to create a space to bring forth ethical reflections from the humanitarian […]

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 […]

Conflict, displacement, and health in the Middle East and beyond

Conflict, displacement, and health in the Middle East and beyond Date: 1st March, 2019 Time: 18:30-20:30 PM Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, Keppel St, LSHTM Protracted conflicts in the Middle East have displaced millions of civilians and strained health systems across the region. Both conflict affected and host health systems have struggled to respond to the population movements and are increasingly underfunded, uncoordinated and politicized leaving them […]

Book launch: Getting to Zero – A doctor and a diplomat on the Ebola frontline

Book Launch: Getting to Zero – A doctor and diplomat on the Ebola frontline Date: 26th February, 2019 Time: 17:20-19:00 Venue: John Snow A, Keppel St, LSHTM In 2014, 28-year old British doctor Oliver Johnson found himself co-running the Ebola isolation unit in Sierra Leone’s main hospital after the doctor in charge had been killed by the virus. […]

Creating Hope in Conflict: A Humanitarian Grand Challenge [Funding Opportunity]

Co-hosted by the Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre and the Centre for Global Chronic Conditions Creating Hope in Conflict: A Humanitarian Grand Challenge [Funding Opportunity] Date: 21st January, 2019 Time: 12:45-2:00 PM Venue: Rose Room (LG 6/7) Keppel St, LSHTM Creating Hope in Conflict: A Humanitarian Grand Challenge is a partnership of the U.S. Agency for International Development, […]

Medicine & The Media

Co-hosted by the March Centre and the Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre Medicine & The Media: The medical industrial complex, cold water swimming and humanitarian emergencies Date: 15th January, 2019 Time: 17:00-19:00 PM Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM Chris and Xand Van Tulleken, medical doctors, LSHTM alumni and identical twins who have presented numerous popular science series on the BBC, […]

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 […]

Event: The End of Famine?

The End of Famine? Prospects for the elimination of mass starvation by political action Date: 25th October, 2018 Time: 5:30pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre Join us for an evening discussion with the author of ‘Mass Starvation’, Alex de Waal, hosted by Professor Peter Piot (Director of LSHTM and Professor of Global Health), followed by a book signing. […]

Crises Centre: Student Welcome Event

As part of the new school year, the Crises Centre is holding a welcome event for LSHTM students on Tues Oct 23 – please contact us for time and location. If you are new to the school or Centre, and are an MSc student with experience or interest in health in humanitarian crises, we invite you to […]