Past Events

Crises seminar: What ebola response tells about aid 2 Dec 2015

Come listen to the LSHTM Public Health in Humanitarian Crises Group seminar: What the Ebola outbreak and response tells us about the aid system Speaker: Marc DuBois Institution: Overseas Development Institute (ODI) Date: Wed 2nd Dec 2015 Time: 12:45 – 1:45 Venue: LSHTM, 15-17 Tavistock Pl, Jerry Morris Room B http://www.lshtm.ac.uk/aboutus/contact/location.html Abstract: The Ebola response […]

Crises seminar: Ethnicity & emergency response in Kurdistan 16 Nov 2015

Come listen to the LSHTM Public Health in Humanitarian Crises Group seminar: “Arabs are Not Human Beings”: How Politics, History, and Ethnicity Crippled Emergency Relief in Iraqi Kurdistan Speaker: Ben Tidwell Institution: LSHTM Date: Mon 16th Nov 2015 Time: 12:45 – 1:45 Venue: LSHTM, 15-17 Tavistock Pl, Jerry Morris Room B http://www.lshtm.ac.uk/aboutus/contact/location.html#sthash.W7t8xSJI.dpuf   Abstract: The […]

Global Health and Development Seminar Series on the use of technology to research violence against adolescent girls in humanitarian contexts – 10 Nov 2015

GLOBAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR SERIES presents Using technology to research violence against adolescent girls in humanitarian contexts: Experience from the field Leora Ward: Senior Technical Advisor, International Rescue Committee, New York Stan Mierwza, Director of Information Technology, Population Council Woinishet Tibebu, Research Officer, International Rescue Committee, Ethiopia Sophie Tanner, Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, […]

Crises seminar 8 Sept on the production of ’emergency’ in Ebola

Come listen to the LSHTM Public Health in Humanitarian Crises Group seminar: What emergency produces: Ebola and its artefacts Speakers: Frédéric Le Marcis, Veronica Gomez-Temesio & Sylvain Landry Faye Institution: Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, University of Montreal & University of Dakar Date: Tues 8th Sept 2015 Time: 16:30 – 18:00 Venue: LSHTM Keppel St, […]

Crises seminar 6 July on Fertility in eastern DRC

Come listen to a joint LSHTM seminar of the Public Health in Humanitarian Crises Group & the Maternal, Adolescent, Reproductive & Child Health (MARCH) Centre: Fertility under assault: Natality in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo in a time of conflict Speaker: Prof. Meredeth Turshen Institution: Rutgers University Date: Mon 6th July 2015 Time: 12:45-2:00 Venue: […]

Crises seminar 24 June on mobile applications for IMCI

Come listen to the Public Health in Humanitarian Crises Group seminar: Mobile technology to save children’s lives in low income countries: experience from Burkina Faso & India Speaker: Mohini Bhavsar Institution: Dimaji Date: Wed 24th June 2015 Time: 12:45-2:00 Venue: LSHTM Jerry Morris B seminar room, 15-17 Tavistock Pl (**note venue change**) http://www.lshtm.ac.uk/aboutus/contact/location.html Abstract: Dimagi has […]

Crises seminar 8 June on work of Hand in Hand for Syria

Come listen to the Public Health in Humanitarian Crises Group seminar: Delivering medical aid into an area of conflict: Reflections from Syria Speaker: Omar Gabbar Institution: Hand in Hand for Syria Date: Mon 8th June 2015 Time: 12:45-2:00 Venue: LSHTM Room LG7, Keppel St http://www.lshtm.ac.uk/aboutus/contact/location.html Abstract: Delivering aid and supporting medical facilities in areas of […]

Crises seminar on TB diagnostics in Somaliland

Come listen to the Public Health in Humanitarian Crises Group seminar: Are new or ‘optimized’ technologies for TB diagnosis suitable to the post-conflict healthcare landscape? Lessons from Somaliland Speaker: Halima Mohamed Institution: LSHTM Date: Mon 23rd March 2015 Time: 12:45-2:00 Venue: Rm LG80 (Bennett Room), Keppel St http://www.lshtm.ac.uk/aboutus/contact/location.html Abstract: Tuberculosis (TB) transmission is exacerbated by […]

Migration and health – where’s the global leadership?

LANCET & LSHTM GLOBAL HEALTH LAB Migration and health – where’s the global leadership? Date: Tuesday 18 October 2016 Time: 5:15 pm – 6:45 pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Chair(s): Martin McKee (LSHTM) and Richard Horton (Lancet) There are unprecedented numbers of refugees and other migrants around […]

Research on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Humanitarian Settings

Date: June 21st, 2018 Time: 16:00 – 17:00, followed by a drinks reception Venue: Robin Murray A&B, IoPPN Main Building, De Crespigny Park, SE5 8AF   About: There have been important increases in the quantity and quality of research on mental health and psychosocial support activities in humanitarian crises. However, major gaps remain in the data and evidence around […]