To improve the health of populations affected by humanitarian crises.
To advance health and health equity in crises-affected countries through research, education, and translation of knowledge into policy and practice.
With over 150 members across LSHTM and keen student volunteers, the Crisis Centre provides:
- interdisciplinary research around many aspects of health in humanitarian crises
- a pool of experts for rapid response during crises, including with the UK Public Health Rapid Support Team
- pathways for LSHTM Master’s students to get involved in humanitarian crises research
Outreach, engagement, and training by the Crisis Centre includes:
- supporting the development of teaching on health and crises through face-to-face, online modules and short courses
- strengthening public engagement and communication of research findings through monthly lunchtime seminars open to the general public