South Sudan refugees in Ethiopia

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The Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre brings together over 100 researchers of different backgrounds from all three LSHTM faculties.

We focus on improving the health of populations affected by humanitarian crises through quality research, teaching, training and dissemination of objective, evidence-based information.

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Mar 24
TAJ AND KHALDOUN_Relief International
LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, United Kingdom

Women Leaders in Health and Conflict initiative

We are excited to partner with King’s College London on the Women Leaders in Heath and Conflict (WLHC) initiative. The WLHC is a newly formed group of aspiring and established women working as researchers and practitioners within fragile and conflict-affected areas to challenge the status quo and enhance opportunities for women’s leadership.

Caption: Migrants outside building. Credit: Lancet

Caption: Migrants outside building. Credit: Lancet

Commission on Migration and Health

Myths about migration and health, including that migrants are disease carriers and are a burden on services, are not supported by the available evidence and ignore the critical contributions that migration makes to global economies, according to a new UCL-Lancet Commission on Migration and Health, a two year project with 20 leading experts including LSHTM researchers.

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