Launch of the Lancet Series on Health in Humanitarian Crises

Date: Friday 9 June 2017
Time: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
Type of event: Launch

There are critical gaps in knowledge and practice in health sector responses in humanitarian crises. This event will launch a new Lancet series on Health in Humanitarian Crises. The Series aims to highlight gaps in understanding of the health impacts of humanitarian crises and the effectiveness of subsequent humanitarian actions, and to recommend appropriate responses for research and practice. The Series is guest edited by Francesco Checchi (LSHTM) and Bayard Roberts (ECOHOST – The Centre for Health and Social Change at LSHTM).

The Series launch event will feature presentations from the Series’ authors on their papers, followed by a panel discussion led by Dr Richard Horton, Editor-in-chief of The Lancet.

Full programme details will follow.

Copies of the Series will be available at the symposium.

This event will be followed by lunch.

To secure your place please register via Eventbrite

For further information please contact: Pam Das, Pamela.das@lancet.com or Bayard Roberts, Bayard.roberts@lshtm.ac.uk

Admission: The event is free and open to all please register via Eventbrite

More information: https://lancet-series-launch.eventbrite.co.uk

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