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The Centre for History in Public Health

Contributing to historical understanding of public health policy and practice

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The Centre for History in Public Health

Contributing to historical understanding of public health policy and practice

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Centre for History

The Centre for History in Public Health

Contributing to historical understanding of public health policy and practice

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We develop historical understanding of public health, health systems, communicable and non-communicable diseases. Our unique location within a multidisciplinary public health institution enables us to lead the way in bringing the past into the present.

MOOC History Public Health

Free online course on the history of public health in Britain. Study where public health has come from, why it looks the way it does today, and where it might go next.

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Patrick Manson experimenting with filaria sanguinis-hominis on a human subject in China. Painting by E. Board, ca. 1912. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

Patrick Manson experimenting with filaria sanguinis-hominis on a human subject in China. Painting by E. Board, ca. 1912. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

Decolonising LSHTM: history and legacy

This project aims to understand the extent of LSHTM’s engagement with the British Empire and the influence of empire on the School’s governance, funding, education, and research programmes. It will begin to scope out the consequences of such engagement for the development of the School and its interaction with different constituencies, including those of the colonised nations. 

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Upcoming events

Apr 23
Lecture Theatre
Seminar
LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, United Kingdom

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Centre for History in Public Health
LSHTM, 15 -17 Tavistock Place
London WC1H 9SH

Tel: 0207 927 2434
Fax: 0207 927 2701
Email:  chiph@lshtm.ac.uk