Lessons on hygiene at birth in healthcare facilities
LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, United Kingdom
9th Emergency Environmental Health Forum: 18-19 June 2019
41 Rue de Lausanne, Genève, Switzerland
The man spurred his horse towards the centre of the camp: his gun dangled ominously towards women, children and men. They pretended to ignore him and be busy around their miniature cardboard-and-thatch shelters. We traded a long stare: he bore no visible trace of fear or contrition. He rode up and down the camp three times, circled round its borders and was gone.
Recent reports from the world’s leading climate science experts and global environmental organisations make pretty grim reading. Unchecked rises in atmospheric carbon dioxide levels, dramatic increases in global temperatures and sea levels, evermore unpredictable rainfall and precipitous decline in global biodiversity. We humans are clearly doing something to the planet… and it’s not good.
How can Queen Cersei ensure the survival of the Seven Kingdoms? Perhaps not the opening line you might expect to read on the website of a leading global health institution…but bear with us!
A recent spate of youth-on-youth knife stabbings has prompted renewed public and policy interest in the problem of youth violence in England.