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Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre Annual Lecture 2022 with Dr Esperanza Martinez

In an era of compounded crises, what is the role of humanitarian action?

Dr Esperanza Martinez, ICRC
Dr Esperanza Martinez, ICRC

The LSHTM Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre (HHCC) is pleased to host Dr Esperanza Martinez, the Senior Advisor to the Office of the Director-General of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), to deliver this year’s HHCC Annual Lecture. During this event, Dr Martinez will address the question: “In an era of compounded crises, what is the role of humanitarian action?”

Programme

  • 17:30-18:15: Lecture at the Manson Lecture Theatre
  • 18:15-18:45: Q&A with in-person and online attendees
  • 18:45-20:00: Drinks reception at the South Courtyard Café

Speaker  

Dr Martinez is a Senior Advisor to the Office of the Director-General of ICRC in Geneva. She led the ICRC’s global response to the COVID-19 pandemic from early 2021 to March this year.  From 2015 to 2020, she was responsible for overseeing the delivery of humanitarian health services to populations affected by armed conflict in more than 80 countries.  

Dr Martinez is a medical doctor and general surgeon, trained in Colombia, and specialised in International Public Health and Health Management in Australia. Her more than 20-year career in the health sector includes over a decade of fieldwork, as well as work with UN agencies, government bodies, and the private sector. 

Admission

Admission
Free and open to all. No registration required. Please note that you can join this event in person or via livestream. The livestreaming link will be announced on the webpage closer to the date.

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