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Hear from our experts on the latest COVID-19 updates

What can be done about COVID-19 control in low-income settings?

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.

Mother bakes bread with children © UNHCR

Mother bakes bread with children © UNHCR

The targeted shielding approach aims to protect those most vulnerable from SARS-CoV-2 infection by helping them to live in dignity, safely and separately from the general population for an extended period of time.

COVID-19: Read our guidance on the shielding approach in camps

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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